Caeleb Dressel, Michael Taylor and Taylor Ault garnered SEC Weekly honors for their performance against no. 9/12 Tennessee, as the league announced Tuesday.
Dressel earned his second Male Swimmer of the Week honor of the season, Taylor was named Male Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week and Ault earned the first Freshman of the Week accolade of her career.
Dressel led the Gator men to victory over the no. 12 Tennessee Volunteers, pitching in three first place finishes. The senior swam the 100 breast for only the second time this season and beat the field with a B-cut time 53.23.
The Green Cove Springs, Fla. native also swam a B-cut time of 19.41 to win the 50 free and followed that performance with a win in the 200 IM, recording a time of 1:44.91, for his third B-cut of the day.
Taylor swept the backstroke events for the first time in his career against the Volunteers. He posted a B-cut time of 47.71 in the 100 back and followed with a B-cut of 1:44.83 in the 200 back.
The freshman also raced in the 200 medley relay – in which he recorded a 21.79 backstroke split. The team finished in second overall with a time of 1:25.67.
Ault raced in four events against the ninth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, recording two wins. She swam a B-cut time of 4:47.04 to clinch first place in the 500 free and finished a sweep of the distance events, winning the 1000 free with a time of 9:52.83.
She also finished fourth in the 200 fly with a time of 2:03.55 and rounded out her events with the 400 free relay, in which she recorded a 51.67 split.
The Gators are back in action for the Auburn Invitational from Friday-Sunday.
Full List of Week 11 Award Winners:
Male Swimmer: Caeleb Dressel, Florida
Male Diver: Kyle Goodwin, Missouri
Male Freshman: Michael Taylor, Florida
Female Swimmer: Erika Brown, Tennessee
Female Diver: Julia Vincent, South Carolina
Female Freshman: Taylor Ault, Florida
Courtesy of Katie Callahan