CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sophomore Noah Nichols and freshman Gretchen Walsh earned ACC Swimming & Diving weekly honors, the league office announced on Tuesday (Jan. 25).

Nichols was Co-Men’s Swimmer of the Week with Louisville’s Nick Albiero. Nichols swept the 100 and 200 breaststroke in two duals against ACC rivals last weekend. The Midlothian, Virginia, native recorded NCAA B cuts to win the 100 (53.22) and 200 (1:57.58) against North Carolina and followed it up the next day versus No. 3 NC State by taking the 100 (53.26) and 200 (1:56.68) once again. Nichols also was part of the Cavaliers’ winning 400 medley relay team (3:10.01) against UNC.

Walsh picked up her second ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week after winning four individual events and part of two relay wins in UVA’s dual wins over No. 24 North Carolina and No. 5 NC State. The Nashville, Tennessee, native highlighted the NC State win with a blistering 23.04 leadoff swim in the 200 medley relay on Saturday, setting an American record in the 50 backstroke. The relay set a UVA pool record with its time of 1:33.74. Walsh also swam an NCAA A time (50.61) to win the 100 backstroke against NC State and won the 100 freestyle (48.05, NCAA B) by over two seconds. Walsh also won the 50 free (22.03) and 100 butterfly (52.43) against UNC, notching NCAA B times in both events.