MAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Updated 10/22/2009
Ashley Cusack - Toledo

Senior - - Willow Spring, Ill.

Senior Ashley Cusack had a tremendous performance in Toledo's tri-meet wins over Illinois (182-114) and Oakland (177-119) this past Saturday. Cusack claimed victories in both the 100 backstroke (57.24) and 200 backstroke (2:03.66) and swam on the first-place 200 medley relay team (1:44.46). Cusack also took fourth in the 200 IM (2:09.38).

Additional Nominees

Stephanie Zielinski - Akron

Senior - Philadelphia, Pa./Archbishop Ryan High School

Zielinski was an integral part of the swim team's success where Akron finished with six wins in 11 events at the Tom Stubbs Relays last weekend.  Zielinski anchored three winning relays, two of which set Bowling Green Meet records further assisting with a pair of top-three finishes on the day.  Zielinski capped off the 200-yard freestyle relay, which finished first in a time of 1:38.43. Zielinski also anchored the 400-yard freestyle relay that set a new BG meet standard, finishing in a time of 3:34.34 for the win. Zielinski was also the anchor in the Akron relay team, which captured the win in the 400-yard freestyle relay, finishing in 3:34.34. The senior also anchored the 300-yard breaststroke relay that finished second in a time of 3:23.98 and the 200-yard medley relay team, which finished third in a time of 1:48.14.