October 20, 2010

Ladas named DIII swimmer of the week by national outlet

WASHINGTON – Following an impressive first weekend of collegiate swimming, CUA freshman Joanna Ladas has been named the collegeswimming.com Division III Women's Swimmer of the Week.  Ladas smashed the Landmark Conference record in the 1650 free in CUA's meet vs. American and George Washington.

Ladas made quite a splash in her first-ever collegiate meet vs. the Eagles and Colonials as she raced to a third place finish in the 1650 free with a time of 18:14.65.  Ladas' time beat the old conference mark by an amazing 25 seconds.

Also during the weekend, Ladas posted third place finishes in the 500 free (5:17.69) and 200 free (1:59.54).

The entire release on this week's honorees can be found here.

Ladas and the Cardinals return to action on October 29 when they travel to take on St. Mary's for a 5:00 meet.

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