MAC Women's Swimmer of the Week
Bridgette Ruehl, Ball State
Sophomore, Lowell, Ind. (Lowell)
Sophomore Bridgette Ruehl tallied two individual wins and combined on a Ball State relay victory as the Cardinals improved to a perfect 8-0 record on the season with a 182-108 victory versus the Michigan State Spartans Saturday afternoon at Lewellen Aquatic Center. Ruehl broke both the program and pool records in the 100 breast (1:03.04) and posted a second pool record in the 200 breast (2:18.57), after swimming the second leg of the first-place 200 medley relay, which clocked in at 1:44.55. The Lowell, Ind. native now owns the top-three records in the 100 breast for the Ball State women's swimming and diving program (1:03.04 - Dec. 10, 2011; 1:03.94 - Feb. 23, 2011; 1:04.12 - Dec. 4, 2010).
MAC Men's Swimmer of the Week
Chris Krupa, Ball State
Senior, Indianapolis (Pike)
Versus Big 10 foe Michigan State Saturday afternoon at Lewellen Aquatic Center, senior Chris Krupa led the Cardinals with first-place efforts in the 200 fly (1:53.07) and 200 IM (1:57.70), and a third-place finish in the 100 fly (51.01). Krupa also combined with Michael Weber, Gavin McNeeley and Casey Schroeder on the first-place 200 medley relay, which clocked in at 1:34.71.