Kazakeviciute Picks Up Second WAC Award in Three Weeks

Urte Kazakeviciute
Urte Kazakeviciute

DENVER, Colo. – Senior Urte Kazakeviciute continued her exceptional run of late on Saturday with two victories and captured her second WAC Swimmer of the Week award in three weeks on Tuesday as a result. The honor is the Northern Arizona swimming & diving team's eighth athlete of the week nod this season.

Kazakeviciute posted her second straight perfect dual meet as she has won her last four breaststroke races since the turn of the New Year. She won the 100 breaststroke against Northern Colorado on Saturday with a time of 1:03.55. After being converted for altitude, her time was 1:03.40, which is a season-best. She then broke her own pool record by nearly an entire second with a time of 2:20.15.

Kazakeviciute has a won a total of five events in her last three dual meets, four of which came against Pac-12 opponents (Arizona State, Arizona and Oregon State). She will compete in her final collegiate duals this Friday and Saturday at Boise State.