MAC Swimming Notes - Bobcats Sweep Athlete of the Week Awards

Updated 2/2/2000
Pepsi Female Athlete of the Week

Ohio University - Kim van Selm - Sophomore - Durban, South Africa -- Finished the week with four first-place finishes, one second- place and one third-place finish. She took first against Cincinnati in the 1000 Free with the conference's best time of the season at 10:13.85, while all of her other finishes placed her conference times no lower than fifth in each event. On top of the 1000 Free victory, van Selm also won the 500 Free (4:59.27, 4:57.25) and the 200 Free (1:52.67).

Pepsi Male Athlete of the Week

Ohio University - Vermund Vetness - Senior -
Hafsjord, Norway -- Captured two individual firsts and and two second-place finishes while setting top ten conference marks in three different events. Vetness took firsts in the 100 Freestyle with a time of 46.60 and in the 100 Butterfly with a time of 49.87, both personal season-bests. Vetness picked up second-place finishes in the 50 Freestyle (21.22) and the 100 Freestyle against Cincinnati. His time in the 50 Free is the sixth-best time in the conference this season.

Other Notable Female Performances

Ball State - Rachel Gingerich - Had three first-place victories and was on three winning relay teams. Her time in the 100 Backstroke (1:00.27) was the 11th fastest of the year in the conference.

Bowling Green - Nancy Simpson - Had three top-three conference times in three different events as she finished first in the 100 Backstroke (57.90), first in the 200 Backstroke (2:07.12) and helped the 200 Medley Relay team to a first-place finish (1:48.27).

Buffalo - Inger Rooneem - Had three individual first-place finishes in the 50 Free (24.06), 100 Free (52.29) and the 200 IM (2:09.39), which established a new Toledo pool record.

Eastern Michigan - Althea Lim - Had two individual first-place finishes, finished first with the 200-yard Medley Relay squad and finished second in the 200 Butterfly. Her time in the 200 IM (2:07.10) was the third best this season in the MAC.

Northern Illinois - Heidi Burmeister - Had six top-five finishes, including two firsts in the 200 Butterfly (2:12.60) and the 200 Backstroke (2:14.86).

Toledo - Sheona Lottering - Had three individual firsts in the 200 Free (1:54.20), 500 Free (5:00.47) and the 1650 Free (17:13.87)

Other Notable Male Performances

Bowling Green- Tim Early - Captured an individual first in the 100 Backstroke (52.41), took fifth in the 100 Free (48.33) and second in 400 Free relay.

Eastern Michigan - Keith Falk - Had two individual firsts in the 500 Free (4:43.76) and in the 1650 (16:15.44).

Northern Illinois - Mick Coyne - Captured three overall firsts one second-place finishe in the 200 IM (1:54.18) and the 200 Backstroke (1:53.88).

Toledo - Jeff Leupold - Finished first in the 200 Breaststroke (2:09.36) and second in the 200 IM. His time of 1:55.93 in the 200 IM is the third-fastest of the season.

Women's Previous Results and Upcoming Schedule

January 15	Eastern Michigan 133, Denison 110
		Eastern Michigan 182, Northern Michigan 56
		Toledo 141, Louisville 102
	
January 16	Michigan State 151, Ball State 92

January 28	Cincinnati 131, Ohio 112

January 29	Ball State 244, Akron 50
		Ball State 152, Eastern Michigan 148
		Eastern Michigan 238, Akron 60
		Miami 187, Bowling Green 104
		Ohio 192, Bowling Green 99
		Ohio 152, Miami 148
		Toledo 186, Northern Illinois 105
		Toledo 162, Buffalo 132
		Buffalo 166, Northern Illinois 132

February 2	Butler at Ball State, 6 p.m.

February 3	St. Bonaventure at Toledo, 5 p.m.

February 4	Oakland at Ohio, 4 p.m.

February 5	Ball State, Toledo at Ohio, 1 p.m.
		Northern Illinois, Akron at Bowling Green, 2 p.m.
		Miami, Eastern Michigan at Buffalo, 3 p.m.

February 11	Cleveland State at Toledo, 5 p.m.

February 12	Buffalo at Cornell, 2 p.m.


Men's Previous Results and Upcoming Schedule

January 15	Toledo 129, Louisville 106
		Buffalo 131, St. Bonaventure 110
		Eastern Michigan 129, Denison 99
	
January 16	Michigan State 142, Ball State 101

January 28	Buffalo 127, Northern Illinois 91
		Buffalo 127, Toledo 114
		Toledo 174, Northern Illinois 67
		Cincinnati 143, Ohio 86 

January 29	Eastern Michigan 162, Ball State 80
		Miami 194, Bowling Green 102
		Ohio 163, Bowling Green 131
		Miami 177, Ohio 123

February 2	Butler at Ball State, 6 p.m.

February 3	St. Bonaventure at Toledo, 5 p.m.

February 4	Northwestern at Northern Illinois, 5 p.m.
		Oakland at Ohio, 4 p.m.

February 5	Ball State, Toledo at Ohio, 1 p.m.
		Northern Illinois at Bowling Green, 2 p.m.
		Buffalo, Miami at Eastern Michigan, 3 p.m.

February 11	Cleveland State at Toledo, 5 p.m.


Men's Dual Meet Records
	    		MAC W-L	Overall W-L
Eastern Michigan	5-0	7-1
Buffalo			5-0	7-1
Ball State		3-2	4-5
Miami			4-1	6-4
Toledo			2-3	5-4
Ohio			2-3	4-5
Bowling Green		0-6	2-8
Northern Illinois	0-6	0-10

Women's Dual Meet Records
	     		MAC W-L	Overall W-L
Ohio			6-0	10-2
Ball State		5-1	7-6
Miami			5-1	6-7
Toledo			4-2	8-3
Eastern Michigan	4-2	6-3
Buffalo			3-3	5-4
Akron			0-6	2-7
Bowling Green		0-6	3-7
Northern Illinois	0-6	2-9