McLean, Perdue Tabbed ACC Performers of the Week
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia junior swimmer Matt McLean and freshman Lauren Perdue were tabbed the ACC’s Performers of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. In addition, McLean was named the Division I Men’s Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com.
McLean won both the 200 and 500 freestyle events in the men’s 165-125 win against Kentucky over the weekend while Perdue took first place in three events in the women’s 172-110 victory over the Wildcats.
McLean, a Sterling, Va., native, clocked a mark of 1:38.08 in the 200, which qualified for the national “B” cut. He also won the 500 in 4:26.48, the fastest time in the ACC this season, for another qualifying “B” cut.
Perdue won the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events for the second consecutive meet. The Greenville, N.C., recorded a “B” qualifying time of 1:48.39 in the 200 and holds the top ACC time in each event so far this season.
Virginia is back in action Nov. 20-21 for a two-day meet at Penn State in University Park, Pa.