MAC Announces Swimmers of the Week

Updated 12/17/2008

 

MAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Emily Haifley ? Ball State

Freshman - Roanoke, Ind./Homestead

Haifley was BSU's top female swimmer in the Cardinal’s near upset of Big Ten foe Michigan State, capturing first in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.24) and the 200 breaststroke (2:23.01). She also swam the second leg of the 200 medley relay which placed second with a time of 1:49.38, and the 200 freestyle relay team that placed fourth with a clocking of 1:40.54. Haifley’s time in the 100 breaststroke was the fastest of her BSU career.

 

MAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week

Austin Laska  - Ball State

Junior - Palos Park, Ill./A.A. Stagg

Austin Laska helped guide the BSU men’s swimming & diving team to a near upset of Big Ten foe Michigan State by capturing first in the 50 freestyle (21.08) and second in the 100 freestyle (47.45), while anchoring both the winning 200 medley relay (1:35.89) and 200 freestyle relay (1:25.01) teams. Both of Laska’s individual times were career-best efforts.

 

Additional Women’s Nominees

No other nominations

 

Previous Women’s Swimmers of the Week

Oct. 21: Jacy Dyer, Toledo

Oct. 28: Kasey Carpenter ? Miami

Nov. 4: Stephanie Zielinski, Akron

Nov. 11: Allison Stevens, Miami; and Ashley Marion Ohio

Nov. 18: Cathryn Collins, Akron

Nov. 26: Mary Ehresman, Ball State

Dec. 3: no competition

Dec. 10: Malarie Schmidt, Miami; and Jacy Dyer, Toledo

 

Last Week’s Women’s Results

Ball State lost at Michigan State 138-158

 

Upcoming Women’s Schedule

January 3 ? Saturday

Bowling Green at Coral Springs Invite ? Coral Springs, Fla., 4 pm

 

January 9 ? Friday

Denison at Ohio, 5 pm

 

January 10 ? Saturday

Toledo vs. Northwestern/Notre Dame at Evanston, Ill., 1 pm

Marshall at Akron, 2 pm

Eastern Michigan at Oakland, 2 pm

 

Previous Men’s Swimmers of the Week

Oct. 21: Austin Laksa, Ball State

Oct. 28: Mike Carroll ? Miami

Nov. 4: Dave Brown, Miami

Nov. 11: Derick Roe, Eastern Michigan

Nov. 18: Chris Heaton, Miami

Nov. 26: Chris Krupa, Ball State

Dec. 3: no competition

Dec. 10: Chris Heaton, Miami

 

Last Week’s Men’s Results

Ball State lost at Michigan State 142.5-157.5

 

Upcoming Men’s Schedule

January 10 ? Saturday

Eastern Michigan at Oakland, 2 pm

 

January 11 ? Sunday

Binghamton at Buffalo, 1 pm