UPCOMING HOME GAMES/MATCHES
Men's basketball -- Thursday vs. Louisiana Tech, 7 p.m.
Men's basketball -- Saturday vs. Southern Mississippi, 7 p.m.
In Friday's three-way meet with No. 19 North Carolina State and Kansas, FIU sophomore from South Africa Kyna Pereira won the 500 freestyle in 4:56.21. Periera, the school record holder in the 1000 free, also came in second in the 1650 free in 16:52.70. She swam the opening legs of three relays in Saturday's FIU relays, one of which the Panthers won.
For this, Periera was named Conference USA Swimmer of the Week for the third time this season.
Sophomore Rebecca Quesnel's just short of getting the Diver of the Week award named for her after four wins this season and six as a freshman. She won the 1-meter and 3-meter events Friday and Saturday, scoring a career-high 330.5 Friday in the 3-meter.