MAC Women's Swimmer Of The Week Announced

Updated 2/7/2006

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Feb. 7, 2006

Leah Woodard • So. • Toledo
San Antonio, Texas • Churchill

Woodard captured two individual events, and was on the winning end of two relays in Toledo's 195-101 win over visiting Akron on Saturday. In the first-place 200-yard freestyle relay, Woodard helped the squad set a new pool record with a time of 1:35.09, which is the best mark in the MAC this season. Along with helping the Rockets to a win in the 200 Medley Relay (1:47.77), Woodard also finished first in the 50-yard freestyle (24.09 seconds), and clocked a winning time of 51.90 in the 100 freestyle.

Other Nominees:
Erika Paul • Fr. • Ball State
McCordsville, Ind. • Hamilton Southeastern

Paul was Ball State's women's top performer last week, earning a pair of individual first-place efforts and teaming up to post a pair of top times in relay events. In the meet vs. IUPUI, Paul was a member of the first-place 200 medley relay (1:49.41) and the 200 freestyle relay that posted the meets fastest time (in exhibition) of 1:39.63. Individually, Paul won the 100 backstroke (1:01.26) vs. IUPUI and captured first place in the 100 butterfly (58.97) at Ohio.

Caroline Keating • Jr. • Bowling Green
Cincinnati, Ohio • St. Ursula

Keating's 5:03.69 time in the 500-yard freestyle earned Bowling Green their third individual first-place finish against Miami Saturday. Keating also finished second in the 1,000 freestyle.

Catherine Lee Ha • Fr. • Eastern Michigan
Toronto, Ontario • Silvethron Collegiate

Lee Ha placed first in all three events she swam in Eastern Michigan's 125-103 season-ending win over Buffalo. Lee Ha won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.58 seconds, and was victorious in the 100 freestyle with a 52.67 clocking. She also was a leg on the winning 200-yard Medley Relay team.

Katie Unger • Sr. • Miami
Hartland, Wis. • Arrowhead

Unger helped Miami win its 39th consecutive MAC dual meet and a perfect regular season conference record, posting three individual first-place tallies in a 185-115 win over Bowling Green. She won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:07.25, finished first in the 200 breast in 2:27.48, and captured the 200 IM with a time of 2:09.37. Unger's performance marked the first time this season that a Miami swimmer has collected three individual first-place finishes in a dual meet.

Ashley Marion • Fr. • Ohio
London, Ontario • Banting

Marion went 4-for-4 in leading Ohio to a 176-124 dual meet win over Ball State. She won the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 53.29 seconds, captured the 200 freestyle in 1:54.45, and clocked in a first-place time of 2:08.27 in the 200 yard Individual Medley. Marion also anchored the victorious 200-yard medley relay squad.