Keire Collects Third American Swimmer of the Week Award

Nov. 27, 2013

TheAmerican.org Release

University of Cincinnati freshman swimmer Jackie Keire has collected her third American Athletic Conference Female Swimmer of the Week Award. The rookie collected four individual wins and anchored three relay wins while setting two pool records at the Pittsburgh Invitational last week.

Keire's victories came in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle. She finished the 50 free in 22.85 before swimming top-10 national times in the 100 (48.52), 200 (1:45.38) and 500 (4:41.33).

She also anchored relay wins in the 200 freestyle, 200 medley and 400 freestyle. All of those relay marks rank among the fastest 36 in the nation.

Keire was honored along with Louisville's Joao De Lucca who earned his third Male Swimmer of the Week Award.

The Bearcats return to action Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 5-7, at the Miami Invitational.