MAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Updated 10/27/2009

Jordan Deren - Buffalo

Junior - Lackawanna, N.Y.

Deren won two individual events in Buffalo's win over Duquesne, taking first in the 1000 freestyle (10:28.05) as well as the 500 freestyle (5:05.04). Deren was also a member of the winning 400 freestyle relay (3:34.64), as the Bulls beat the Dukes 137.5-75.5.

Additional Nominees:

Megan Brunn, Miami - Junior, Mansfield, Ohio (Mansfield High School)

In individual competitions against Purdue (Oct. 23) and Louisville (Oct. 24), the RedHawk swimmer placed first twice, second twice and third once. In the meet vs. Purdue, she won the 200 IM (2:08.02) and placed second in the 200 breaststroke (2:08.2), just 46/100ths of a second behind teammate and defending MAC champion Kelsey Vehr. Against nationally ranked Louisville, Brunn won the 200 IM (2:10.85), placed second in the 200 breaststroke(2:21.94), and finished third in the 100 breaststroke. Miami lost to Big Ten power Purdue on Friday and to nationally ranked Louisville on Saturday.

Laura Lindsay, Toledo - Sophomore, Uniontown, Ohio

Lindsay starred for Toledo as the Rockets split a double dual meet with Michigan and the University of Toronto on Friday. Lindsay claimed the Rockets' first victory as she finished first in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.90). Later, she out-touched Michigan's Julia Andracki in the 200 breaststroke (2:19.51), winning by one-tenth of a second. Her time in the 100 is less than a second away from an NCAA 'B' qualifying time. Lindsay also competed on Toledo's 200 medley relay team that took second (1:44.30).

Previous Women's Swimmers of the Week


Oct. 21: Ashley Cusack - Toledo