Pair of UNCW athletes named CAA Swimmers-of-the-Week - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Pair of UNCW athletes named CAA Swimmers-of-the-Week

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Two swimmers from UNCW were named Colonial Athletic Association Swimmers-of-the-Week after outstanding performances last weekend in their dual meets.

According to UNCW Athletics, Valterri Halonen and Hannah Stephenson, both juniors, won their individual events.

Halonen won both the 100 butterfly and 200 backstroke in the Seahawks' dual meet win over Old Dominion.

Stephenson became UNCW's first winner on the season after taking first in a pair of individual events and swimming on a winning relay. She won both the 100 and 200 Backstrokes and swam a leg of the first-place 200 Medley Relay.

This is the second time Halonen has been named CAA Swimmer-of-the-Week this season.

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