Miami's Chris Heaton Garners MAC Men's Swimmer of the Week Honors

Updated 1/23/2007

Men’s Swimming and Diving Player of the Week


Swimmer of the Week:


Chris Heaton


Jr. ● (Centerville, Ohio/Centerville)


Heaton posted four wins on the boards and set two school records last week as Miami won a pair of conference dual meets. Starting off the week against Cincinnati, Heaton set new Miami school records in the 1-meter (382.20) and 3-meter (368.92), breaking Peter Donohue's record on the 1-meter board and his own school record on the 3-meter board. In a dual meet victory over Buffalo, Heaton placed second on the 1-meter board but posted the top 3-meter score (339.66). Although he exhibitioned in the event and did not compete for points. Capping the week in style, Heaton post another clean sweep of the boards at Ohio, notching the top 1-meter (340.57) and 3-meter (321.60) scores against the Bobcats. Heaton's four diving victories helped Miami keep its perfect conference dual meet record intact (3-0).


Other Nominees:


Derick Roe

Eastern Michigan

So. ● (Sidney, Ohio/Sidney)


Won both events he competed in against Wayne State University. The sophomore clocked in with the top time in both the 50 (21.06) and 100- yard freestyle (46.33) races to help EMU down the Warriors142-93, Jan.

20, in Jones Natatorium.




Stephen D'Arrigo


So. ● (Tucson, Ariz. / Catalina Foothills)


D'Arrigo won two events versus rival Miami on

Saturday with a MAC top 51.91 100 back lead-off split on the victorious 400

M.R. and a season best 1:56.66 in the 200 backstroke. D'Arrigo also split

48.84 on the 400 Free Relay. All three times were personal in season bests.

On Friday against Xavier D'Arrigo was part of the victorious 200 Medley

Relay (24.66 back split) and he recorded a personal in season best 54.18

100 fly (third place).



Michael McDowell


Fr. ● (Rush, NY. / Rush Henrietta)

Led the Bulls with two individual victories on Friday against Miami (OH). McDowell took the one-meter diving event with a score of 287.02 and won the three-meter board event with a score of 292.65.