Lehtonen Garners CCSA Swimmer of the Week Honor
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 | by Matt Judd

FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU senior Eva Lehtonen (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams HS/Florida) has been named Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Swimmer of the Week, announced by the league Wednesday.

The Eagles had eight first-place finishes in the tri-meet against Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech and Lehtonen accounted for half of them. Lethonen won all of her events as the Eagles defeated Georgia Tech, 169-131 and fell to Virginia Tech, 175-125. She placed first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:50.77. Lehtonen also placed first in the 200-yard fly, finishing in 2:04.26, and won the 500-yard freestyle event with a time of 5:02.88. She also swam her leg of the winning 200-yard relay in 23.20.

The Eagles will be back in action Friday, Nov. 30 – Sunday, Dec. 2 when they travel to Atlanta, Ga. to compete in the three-day Georgia Tech Invitational.