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AU’s Chambliss, Blair sweep weekly Empire 8 swimming and diving honors

ALFRED, NY — Two members of the Alfred University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept Empire 8 Conference’s weekly honors.

Senior Kameron Chambliss (Alfred Station, NY/Alfred-Almond) was named the conference’s Male Athlete of the Week, while junior Sarah Blair (Auburn, NY/Auburn) was named Female Athlete of the Week. Both were honored for their performance in last week’s dual meets against visiting RIT and Pitt-Bradford.

Chambliss won the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events at both meets. In a 152-91 win over RIT, he scored 265.70 points in the 1-meter and 238.25 in the 3-meter. He scored 252.68 in the 261.60 in the 3-meter in a 129-71 win over Pitt-Bradford.

Blair won the 100-yard freestyle (56.07 seconds) and the 50-yard freestyle (25.16 seconds) in the AU women’s team’s 169-67 loss to RIT. She took the 200-yard freestyle (2:06.53) and the 100-yard freestyle (56.43 seconds), and swam on the winning 400-yard freestyle relay in the Lady Saxons’ 130-70 win over Pitt-Bradford.

The AU men (3-0, 2-0 Empire 8) and women (1-2, 0-2 Empire 8) are in action next on Friday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. at Fredonia.