Complete Release in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader
Jan. 24, 2006
MAC WOMEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Madeleine Pilchard So. Eastern Michigan
Marietta, Ga. George Walton
Pilchard was on the winning end of five individual events and one relay triumph in two MAC wins for Eastern Michigan last week. The Eagles defeated Akron, 182-109, and beat Ball State, 140-103. Against the Zips, Pilchard captured the individual titles in the 50 (24.47 seconds), 500 (5:02.61) and 1,000-yard freestyles (10:26.40). Versus Ball State, Pilchard claimed first-place in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.23 seconds, and clocked a winning time of 5:01.78 in the 500 free. She also anchored the winning 400-yard freestyle team.
Other nominees-Women's Swimmer Of The Week
Melissa Young Jr. Akron
North Canton, Ohio West Chester University (Pa.)
Young posted three individual first-place tallies and one relay victory last weekend against MAC foes Eastern Michigan and Bowling Green. In the setback to EMU, Young swept the breaststroke events, winning the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:06.52, and captured the 200 backstroke with a clocking of 2:24.76. In a tie with Bowling Green, Young legged in the winning 200 medley relay team, and captured the 100 breaststroke individual title.
Brittany Sayler Jr. Ball State
Crawfordsville, Ind. Southmont
Sayler posted a pair of first-place finishes at Eastern Michigan, posting a season-fast time in the 200-yard backstroke (2:05.24) and combining to win the 200 medley relay. She also added a third-place tally in the 50 freestyle.
Caroline Keating So. Bowling Green
Cincinnati, Ohio St. Ursula Academy
Keating finished first in the 500-yard freestyle (5:02.42) by more than 13 seconds in the team's 150-150 tie with Akron on Saturday. Keating began the meet with a first-place tally in the 200-yard freestyle (1:53.65).
Katie Forster Sr. Miami
Centerville, Ohio Centerville
Forster posted first-place times in both the 200-yard butterfly and the 500-yard freestyle in Saturday's win over Toledo. In the 200 fly, she touched the wall in 2:05.91, and captured the 500 free in 5:03.79. Forster was the only Miami swimmer to post multiple wins in the dual meet.
Jessica Orlov Sr. Ohio
Bexley, Ohio Columbus School for Girls
Orlov posted her best all-around weekend of the season, winning both the one and three-meter diving events in a win over Buffalo. She posted personal bests in both events, tallying a 260.70 in the three-meter, and a score of 234.00 in the one-meter competition.
Leah Woodard So. Toledo
San Antonio, Tex. Churchill
Woodard set a pool record in the 100-yard freestyle in 51.81 seconds, and legged in the record-setting 400-yard freestyle relay (3:29.43). Woodard also captured the 200 freestyle in 1:51.77, and won the 50 freestyle race with a clocking of 24.01.