Daly, Conard, Molloy and Tobias Honored With Weekly Awards
Release: November 13, 2012
Edison, NJ - Fairfield University's Connor Daly was named the MAAC Men's Swimmer of the Week, while Marist College's Kate Conard earned the award on the women's side. Marist's Sean Molloy was chosen as the Men's Diver of the Week, and Marist's Kimberly Tobias was selected as the Women's Diver of the Week.
Connor Daly won three individual events and one relay event in Fairfield's meet against MAAC foe Marist College on Saturday. Daly began the day by swimming the third leg of the 200-yard medley relay which touched in a winning time of 1:40.44. He touched first in both butterfly events, winning the 200 in a time of 1:57.82, six seconds ahead of second place and winning the 100 in a final time of 55.14. Daly also touched first in the 400 individual medley, finishing in a time of 4:15.96.
In Marist's home meet versus Fairfield on Saturday, Conard won the 200-yd butterfly and 200-yd backstroke. She scorched the field in the butterfly with a 6.48 second victory at 2:08.89. She improved her margin of victory in the 200-yd backstroke with a 9.26 advantage with her final time of 2:04.06. Conard's mark in the backstroke event was a career-best and the third fastest all-time in program history.
Molloy lead a strong showing by Marist divers in Saturday's dual meet versus Fairfield. Led by a 30-point win in the three-meter board with a score of 296.40 total, the junior swept both of the diving events. In the one-meter board, Molloy won with 274.95 points.
On Saturday, in a home duel with Fairfield, Tobias swept the diving events with back-to-back strong outings. Her day began with a victory in the one-meter board at 250.12 points and capped it with a 28.57 point victory in the three-meter board at 263.02.
The 2013 MAAC Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Championships will be held February 14-16 at the Burt Flickinger Center in Buffalo, N.Y.