MAC Swimming And Diving Notes

Updated 11/17/1999

Pepsi Female Athlete of the Week
Bowling Green- Nancy Simpson - Senior - Yorktown, Virginia

Had three first place finishes and three second-place finishes this week. She took first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:07.95, the fourth-fastest time in the conference this year, the 50 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Her time of 0:58.31 in the 100 backstroke is the fastest time in the conference this season. Her second-place finishes came in the 400 Medley Relay, 200 IM (2:12.52) and the 200 Medley Relay. Her two first-place finishes against Illinois-Chicago lifted Bolwing Green to its first victory of the season.

Pepsi Male Athlete of the Week
Northern Illinois - Mick Coyne - Junior - Victoria, Australia

Posted five victories over the week, including three at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay which became pool records. He finished first in the 1000 free with a time of 9:39.80, one of his three pool records. His time of 1:54.21 in the 200 IM is the second-best conference time this season, second only to himself. His pool record of 1:52.90 in the 200 backstroke is the fastest time to come out ot the MAC this season, and his 0:53.26 in the 100 bacstroke is the second-fastest time in the conference this season.


Other Notable Male Performances
Bowling Green - Andy Jenkins -Four first-place finishes in the 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 50 Freestyle (0:21.61) and 100 Freestyle (0:48.31). Also finished second in the 400 Medley Relay and the 100 Free.

Ohio - Brian Billips -Finished first with an NCAA-qualifying score of 300.85 in the Three-Meter Diving Event against Denison.

Toledo - Bryan Franzen - Had a first-place finish in the One-Meter with a score of 275.10.

Other Notable Female Performances
Ball State - Janene Heaton - won the 200 breatstroke in a time of 2:25.43, helped the 400 Medley Relay team to a second-place finish against Indiana. Also posted the fastest 200 IM finish in Ball State dual meet history with a time of 2:08.67.

Buffalo - KimTheetge - Broke the St. Bonaventure pool record in the 100 breastroke with a time of 1:06.88.

Northern Illinois - Ann Schmitt - Won four events over the weekend including two wins in the 500 freestyle on consecutive days. She also took firsts in the 1000 yard freestyle and the 200 yard freestyle.

Ohio - Stacye Winemiller - Had an NCAA qualifying score of 275.40 in the One-Meter Diving Event.

Toledo - Mia Blignaut - Finished first in the 400 IM with a time of 4:36.32 and helped the 400 Medley Relay team to a first-place finish over Illinois-Chicago.



Men's Dual Meet Records
	    	MAC 	Overall 
Ball State	2-0	2-0
E. Michigan	2-0	3-1
Buffalo		1-0	1-1
Miami		1-1	3-2
Toledo		1-1	2-1
Bowling Green	0-2	1-3
N. Illinois	0-2	0-6
Ohio		0-1	2-2

Women's Dual Meet Records
	     	MAC 	Overall 
E. Michigan	2-0	2-1
Miami		2-0	3-5
Ohio		2-0	6-0
Ball State	1-1	1-3
Buffalo		1-1	2-2
Toledo		1-1	2-1
Akron		0-2	1-2
Bowling Green	0-2	1-3
N. Illinois	0-2	2-4

Last Week's Results - Men
November 11	Miami 198,  Kenyon College 102
		Miami 129, Wright State 112

November 12	Oakland 127, Bowling Green 96
		Purdue 188, Eastern Michigan 106
		UW Green Bay 140.5, Northern Illinois 96.5
		Toledo 158, Illinois-Chicago 85
	
November 13	Bowling Green 138, Illinois-Chicago 103
		Buffalo 128, Oakland 104
		Eastern Michigan 146, Michigan State 97
		UW Milwaukee 134, Northern Illinois 107
		Ohio 130.5, Denison 112.5

Last Week's Results - Women
November 11	Miami 198,  Kenyon College 102
		Miami 122.5, Pittsburgh 175.5
		Wright State 122, Miami 115
		Notre Dame 223, Miami 77
	
November 12	Oakland 155, Bowling Green 88
		Notre Dame 223, Miami 77
		Miami 122.5, Pittsburgh 175.5
		UW Green Bay 117, Northern Illinois 114
		Toledo 176, Illinois-Chicago 59
		Indiana 153, Ball State 90

November 13	Bowling Green 138, Illinois-Chicago 83
		St. Bonaventure 175, Buffalo 120
		Michigan State 156, Eastern Michigan 87
		Northern Illinois 131, UW-Milwaukee 103
		Ohio 148, Denison 95
		Akron 136, Youngstown State 86