Gianni Pitto, Liberty

Gianni Pitto, Liberty

Charlotte, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – Liberty freshman Gianni Pitto (Lodi, Calif.) has been named the CCSA Women’s Swimmer of the Week for meets contested the opening weekend of the 2018-19 season, the CCSA announced Tuesday.

Pitto helped Liberty to a 159-98 victory on Saturday at Campbell. She is the first Liberty swimmer to win three individual events in her collegiate debut, as she won the 100 breast (1:04.57), 200 breast (2:20.83) and 400 IM (4:28.95). Pitto won the 100 breaststroke by 2.0 seconds over the nearest competitor, while winning the 200 breaststroke by 4.49 seconds and the 400 IM by 8.15 seconds. She also swam the fastest second leg of anyone in the 200 medley relay, with a time of 29.75.