Colwell, Garcia Earn Horizon League Swimmer of the Week Honors

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November 12th, 2019 College

INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland’s Katie Colwell and Milwaukee’s Jack Garcia earned the Nike #HLSD Swimmers of the Week honors on Tuesday. Milwaukee swept the Nike #HLSD Divers of the Week with Jared Kleczka and McKenzie Sanchez each winning the award.

2019 Nike® Men’s Swimmer of the Week

Jack Garcia | Milwaukee | Sophomore | Hazelhurst, Wis.

Garcia had a strong weekend of racing in Illinois, racing both Wheaton and UIC in two dual meets. The sophomore grabbed a pair of first-place finishes against Wheaton in the 200 free with a time of 1:45.52 and the 100 free in 48.35. Garcia had another top finish the following day against UIC. He swam the 1000 free to a third-place finish with a time of 9:58.34.

2019 Nike® Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Katie Colwell | Oakland | Senior | New Canaan, Conn.

Katie Colwell tallied four first place finishes in the Golden Grizzlies tri-meet with Eastern Michigan and Florida Gulf Coast. Her first place race in the 100 free was her best time this season as well as secured her the leading mark in the Horizon League. The senior also placed first in the 50 free (23.99) and was a leg in the first place 200 medley relay and the 400 free relay.

2019 Nike® Men’s Diver of the Week

Jared Kleczka | Milwaukee | Freshman | Franklin, Wis.

Kleczka continued his outstanding start to his collegiate career in a dual against UIC. The freshman took home a second-place finish on the one-meter with a career best score of 293.18 and a third-place finish on the three-meter with a score of 279.75

2019 Nike® Women’s Diver of the Week

McKenzie Sanchez | Milwaukee | Freshman | Racine, Wis.

Sanchez continues to be one of the best in the league. The freshman took home a pair of second-place finishes on both the one-meter and the three-meter in a dual against UIC. Sanchez grabbed a score of 260.63 on the one-meter and 249.90 on the three-meter.

2019 Nike® Men’s Swimmer of the Week

October 15 – Mack Flowers, Oakland

October 22 – Dominik Niedzialek, Cleveland State

October 29 – Jack Krusinski, Cleveland State

November 5 – Mack Flowers, Oakland

November 12 — Jack Garcia, Milwaukee

2019 Nike® Women’s Swimmer of the Week

October 15 – Susan LaGrand, Oakland

October 22 – Susan LaGrand, Oakland

October 29 – Molly Meland, Milwaukee

November 5 – Sohvi Nenonen, Oakland

November 12 – Katie Colwell, Oakland

2019 Nike® Men’s Diver of the Week

October 15 – Jared Kleczka, Milwaukee

October 22 – Patrick Tener, IUPUI

October 29 – Matt Akers, Cleveland State

November 12 – Jared Kleczka, Milwaukee


2019 Nike® Women’s Diver of the Week

October 15 – McKenzie Sanchez, Milwaukee

October 22 – McKenzie Sanchez, Milwaukee

October 29 – McKenzie Sanchez, Milwaukee

November 12 — McKenzie Sanchez, Milwaukee

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