Butler Garners Fourth CCSA Weekly Honors
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 | by Matt Judd
Maegan Butler (Dennis Snyder Photo)
Maegan Butler (Dennis Snyder Photo)

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Senior Maegan Butler (Orangeburg, N.Y./Tappan Zee/FAU) of the FGCU swimming and diving team has been named Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Diver of the Week, announced by the league Wednesday. This is Butler’s fourth Diver of the Week accolade this year and second in the past three weeks.  

Butler has received the most Diver of the Week honors out of any other diver in the conference.

In the dual meet against UNF, Butler collected first-place finishes on the one-meter and three-meter board with scores of 253.20 and 299.17, respectively.

FGCU has earned six CCSA Swimmer of the Week and five Diver of the Week honors in just 14 weeks and have won the most out of any school in the conference. Sophomore Cayla Collins (Largo, Fla./Osceola) was the only other Eagle to receive the Diver of the Week honors, which came in the first week of voting. Sophomore Emma Svensson (Upsala, Sweden/Celsiusskolan),freshmen Jennifer Morgan (Edmonton, Alberta/Harry Ainlay), Julie Leth-Espensen (Vanloese, Copenhagen, Denmark/Falkonergaardens Gymnasium) and senior Eva Lehtonen (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams HS/Florida) have all received Swimmer of the Week accolades.

The swimming and diving team will be back in action Feb. 21 when they travel to Athens, Ga. to compete in the three-day CCSA Championships, held at the University of Georgia.