Four Eagles Named UAA Athletes of the Week

Four Eagles Named UAA Athletes of the Week

Four Emory University student-athletes were selected as University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week for their performances during January 29 – February 4.

Three from swimming & diving earned weekly honors with senior Nicholas Goudie collecting his sixth career honor and second this season, junior Sarah Daly picking up her first-ever weekly award and senior diver Alex York earning his fourth this season. Sophomore Henry Brandstadter rounded out this week's winners as he was named the UAA AOW for the third time this indoor season and seventh time of his career.

Goudie grabbed the lone event win for the Eagles on Saturday as Emory concluded the dual meet portion of their schedule at the University of Georgia. Goudie posted a season-best mark of 20.12 to win the 50 Freestyle, moving him to 4th on the Division III leaderboard. Goudie also competed in the 100 Fly as an individual, placing fifth at 49.34, and swam the anchor leg on the Eagles' top relay teams in the 200 Medley and 200 Freestyle. In the 200 MR, Goudie swam a 19.56 anchor leg to help the team finish second with a B cut of 1:27.30 and in the 200 FR, he dropped a 19.33 final leg as the Eagles had the third fastest time with a B cut of 1:21.30. The 200 MR time would be the second fast time in DIII so far this season with the 200 FR mark ranking 9th.

Daly picked up the Eagles' lone event win on the women's side at UGA, earning the win in the 200 Fly with a season-best mark of 2:02.83, moving her to 9th in the Division III ranks. Daly also competed in the 100 Fly, finishing sixth at 57.53 - the 84th fastest time in DIII so far this season.

York recorded a season-best mark in the 3-meter event against the Bulldogs, placing second with a score of 311.93. He added a fifth place showing in the 1-meter event with a score of 265.43.

At South Carolina on Friday, Brandstadter continued to write his name in the Emory history books in field events taking another first place finish in the long jump. He finished with a distance of 7.36m placing him second in program history. The second-year also competed in the 200m Dash, running a 22.45 to finish 16th, and ran the anchor leg on Emory's C team in the 4x400m Relay helping the Eagles cross the finish line at 3:30.72.