MAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Updated 1/19/2011
MAC Women's Swimmer of the Week
Briana Emig, Eastern Michigan
Sophomore, Sewickley, Pa. (Ambridge)
Emig helped lead EMU in their Mid-American Conference dual-meet victory over Bowling Green last Friday, Jan. 14. In her four first place performances, three were good for top-ten times in the Mid-American Conference. Emig was first to complete the 1,000 freestyle in 10:25.11 to set the ninth best mark in the MAC, and her 5:01.54, first place finish in the 500 freestyle was good for eighth best in the conference. In the 200 freestyle, Emig was first to touch the wall in 1:53.66, and would later go on and anchor the winning 400 freestyle relay that posted the tenth best conference time of 3:33.74.

Other Nominees:
Kelsea Cross, Akron
Sophomore, Columbus, Ind. (North)
Cross posted a pool record in route to winning a pair of events in Saturday's tri-meet at Youngstown State with St. Francis (Pa.). Cross won the 100-yard backstroke in a Beeghley Natatorium record time of 58.85. She would then later win the 200-yard backstroke as well. Cross was also part of the 200-yard medley relay team that also claimed victory in the meet. In Friday's dual with Marshall Cross turned in a runner-up finish in the 200-yard butterfly and aided the 200-yard medley relay team to victory.

Alanna Bader, Ball State
Senior, Monroe, Wis. (Monroe)
Finished first in both the 100 fly (58.62) and 200 fly (2:08.41).

Alexis Kain, Bowling Green
Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio (Oak Hills)
Won 100 and 200 breaststroke at dual meet vs. Eastern Michigan, 100 br 1:04.02, 200 breaststroke 2:19.83

Marissa Murphy, Buffalo
Freshman, Grand Rapids, Mich. (Forest Hills)
Won the 50-yard freestyle (24.24) and the 100-yard freestyle (52.73) and anchored the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.48) in UB's win over Binghamton.

Miranda Kaltenborn, Miami
Senior, Memphis, Tenn. (St. Mary's Episcopal)
Kaltenborn won all four of her events over the week, leading the RedHawks to wins in both meets. She was Miami's only multi-event winner on Wednesday against Evansville, taking first in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:30.35) and 200-yard IM (2:10.34). She followed that up with two more wins on Friday against Cincinnati, winning the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:25.12 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:06.87.