MAC Announces Men's Swimmer Of The Week

Updated 1/17/2006

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Jan. 17, 2006

MEN'S MAC SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Dan Wohl • Jr. • Eastern Michigan
Sandusky, Ohio • Perkins

Wohl won all four of the events he swam in last week, leading Eastern Michigan to non-conference victories over both IUPUI (144-94) and Oakland (139-104). In the Eagles' win over IUPUI, Wohl captured the 100-yard butterfly in 52:02, and was a leg on the first-place 200 Medley Relay squad. In the triumph over the Golden Grizzlies, he claimed first-place in the 200-yard Individual Medley in 1:53.69, and clocked a first-place time of 1:52.42 in the 200-yard butterfly. Wohl's time in the 200 IM improves upon his previous MAC-best mark in the event, set earlier this season.

Other Nominees-Men's Swimmer Of The Week
Luke Adams • Jr. • Buffalo
Quinnesec, Mich. • Kingsford

Adams set a lifetime-best in Buffalo's 141-63 win at Canisius with a win in the 1,000-yard freestyle, turning in a 9:39.17 clocking. His time sliced eight seconds off his previous best mark in the event.

Kurtis Leer • Sr. • Ball State
Kendallville, Ind. • East Noble

Leer posted a pair of individual first-place efforts as well as season-best times in the Cardinals' meet at UIC last Friday. He completed the 100 freestyle in 46.56 and the 200 freestyle in 1:42.93, with both times currently ranking third in the MAC ranks.

Paul Ricard • Jr. • Miami
Bowling Green, Ohio • Bowling Green

Ricard was the lone Miami swimmer or diver to post multiple wins in the RedHawks' quadrangular meet against Cincinnati, Kenyon and Louisville as he swept the distance freestyle events, winning both the 500 free (4:36.94) and the 1,000 freestyle (9:30.70).

Donald Jupp • Sr. • Ohio
Stow, Ohio • Stow

Jupp continued to dominate the sprinting events, winning the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.54 and the 100 free with a clocking of 47.34 against Denison.