Allison Stevens Named MAC Swimmer of the Week

Updated 1/23/2007

Women’s Swimming and Diving Player of the Week


Swimmer of the Week:


Allison Stevens


So.● (Laurel, Md. /James Hubert Blake)

Winning four individual events, Stevens helped Miami post four victories last week and keep its undefeated record intact. In a 151-88 win over Cincinnati, Stevens posted a first-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:52.85). She then followed with a 50 freestyle victory in a triangular meet against Marshall (W, 188-11) and Radford (W, 231-49), clocking in with a top time of 24.50. Stevens closed the week with a pair of top finishes against Ohio, turning in first-place times in both the 100 (52.29) and 200 freestyle (1:52.43). She was the only RedHawk to post a pair of individual victories against the Bobcats. Stevens' strong performance helped Miami reach the 10-win mark for the fifth time in six seasons and extend its streak of MAC dual meet wins to 45.


Other Nominees:


Madeleine Pilchard

Eastern Michigan

Jr. ● (Marietta, Ga. /George Walton)

Pilchard claimed five individual events helping the Eagles post back- to-back wins against Wayne State and Akron. Against the Zips she registered the top time in all four (50, 100, 500 and 1000-yard) freestyle races. She also won the 100- yard butterfly event against the Warriors.


Lindsay Hamilton


Fr.● (Saskatchewan, Canada/ Greenhill)


Lindsay went undefeated this past weekend in the

one and three meter diving competitions against Xavier and Miami. On Friday versus Xavier, Hamilton set school records with scores of 284.10 on the one

meter and 316.65 on the three meter. Both scores qualified Lindsay for the NCAA selection meet. On Saturday Hamilton became the first Bobcat woman to

sweep Miami on the diving boards since the early 1990's. Hamilton logged a 281.70 on the three meter and 268.80 on the one meter.


Mary Brinkoetter

Ball State

Sr.● (Decatur, Ill. /Saint Teresa)


In MAC dual action at Toledo, Brinkoetter swam her way to a first place finish in the 200 back after clocking in a time of 2:06.70.  Brinkoetter claimed second in the 200 IM (4:35.84) and went third in the 200 free (1:56.62).


Meili Carpenter


Fr.● (Boulder, Co. /Fairview)

Carpenter inked wins in both of the diving events on Saturday against Bowling Green, as she won the one-meter event with a score of

282.23 and earned a score of 301.35




Alisha Yee

Bowling Green

So.● (Las Cruces, N.M/ Las Cruces)

Yee won every event she competed in as the Falcons downed the UB Bulls, 181-119. She was a perfect four-of-four with three solos and one relay win. Yee took the win in the 100 back (59.03), the 200 back (2:06.09), and the 400 IM (4:35.20).She also propelled the Falcons to a victory in the 200 medley relay after swimming the first leg of the race.



Kendall Karchner


Fr.● (Maumee, Ohio/Maumee)

Kendall Karchner was a top performer for the Zips this past weekend. She won the 100-yard backstroke with a mark of 58.51 and later returned to take top honors in the 200-yard back, clocking in at 2:06.84. She also swam the first leg of the victorious 200-yard medley team that clocked in at 1:48.92.


Makenzie Manard


Sr. (Canton, Ohio/McKinley)

Manard won three events in her senior meet.  As she completes her senior season, she will leave holding five school records.