Oakland Sweeps Horizon League Weekly Swim & Dive Awards

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January 26th, 2022 College, News

Courtesy: Horizon League

INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland’s Christian Bart and Jordyn Shipps earned Nike® #HLSD Swimmers of the Week. Bart picked up six first place finishes and two runner-up finishes in Oakland’s meet against Wayne State. Shipps collected seven first place finishes and a runner-up finish to help the Golden Grizzlies over Wayne State. Oakland’s Nicholas Schmid and Ellie Chalifoux earned Nike® #HLSD Divers of the Week. Schmid swept the men’s diving competition on Sunday against Wayne State, picking up victories in the one-meter and three-meter events. Chalifoux dove to three victories and a runner-up finish in Oakland’s sweep of Wayne State over the weekend.

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK | CHRISTIAN BART | OAKLAND | REDSHIRT JUNIOR | GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
Christian Bart continued his dominating season by racing to six first place finishes over the weekend helping the Golden Grizzlies top Wayne State in both Saturday and Sunday’s meeting. The Grand Rapids, Mich. native earned individual first place finishes in the 50 breaststroke (25.24), 100 breaststroke (56.22), and 100 free (44.71). Bart was also a part of three first place relay teams in the 200 free (1:23.40), 200 medley (1:29.58), and 400 medley (3:20.54). Bart also tallied a second place finish in the 50 free, touching the wall in 20.89 and the 400 free relay (3:02.25).

WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK | JORDYN SHIPPS | OAKLAND | FRESHMAN | DEWITT, MICH.
Oakland’s Jordyn Shipps continued her impressive freshman campaign by tallying seven first place finishes en route to the Golden Grizzlies’ two wins over Wayne State this weekend. Individually, she earned the top spot in the 200 fly (2:03.89), 100 back (57.53), 50 free (23.76) and 500 free (5:06.78). In relay action, Shipps was instrumental in three first place finishes as a member of the 400 medley (3:49.09), 400 free (3:31.24) and 200 medley (1:43.97). Shipps was also a member of the second place 200 free relay team, finishing in 1:37.99.

MEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK | NICHOLAS SCHMID | OAKLAND | FRESHMAN | FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH.
Oakland’s Nicholas Schmid recorded two first place finishes in the Golden Grizzlies’ win over Wayne State Sunday, 194-86, sweeping the men’s diving competition. The freshman got things started on the three-meter board with a score of 295.73, before adding another first place finish in one-meter competition with a mark of 260.18, securing 18 points en route to Oakland’s win over the Warriors.

WOMEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK | ELLIE CHALIFOUX | OAKLAND | SOPHOMORE | BEVERLY HILLS, MICH.
Oakland’s Ellie Chalifoux recorded three first place finishes in the Golden Grizzlies’ weekend sweep over Wayne State. The sophomore started her dominant weekend performance on Saturday scoring 262.80 on the one-meter board and 263.55 in three meter competition, securing 18 points en route to Oakland’s 179-96 win over the Warriors. The Beverly Hills, Mich. native capped off the weekend with a score of 260.93 on the one-meter board, good for first place in Sunday’s meet against Wayne State. Chalifoux added a second place finish in three-meter competition, scoring a 258.75.

2021-22 Nike® #HLSD Men’s Swimmer of the Week
October 13 – Christian Bart, Oakland
October 20 – Aleksa Radenovic, Youngstown State University
October 27 – Marko Khotynetski, Oakland
November 3 – Ben Redman, Green Bay
November 10 – Gavin Webb, Youngstown State University
November 17 – Marko Khotynetski, Oakland
November 24 – Timothy Kubacki, Cleveland State
December 8 – Christian Bart, Oakland
January 19 – Jan Komorowski, UIC
January 26 – Christian Bart, Oakland

2021-22 Nike® #HLSD Women’s Swimmer of the Week
October 13 – Jordyn Shipps, Oakland
October 20 – Emmaleigh Zietlow, IUPUI
October 27 – Susan LaGrand, Oakland
November 3 – Susan LaGrand, Oakland
November 17 – Susan LaGrand, Oakland
November 24 – Emmaleigh Zietlow, IUPUI
December 8 – Jael Dankle, Youngstown State
January 19 – Nhia Caras, Milwaukee
January 26 – Jordyn Shipps, Oakland

2021-22 Nike® #HLSD Men’s Diver of the Week
October 20 – Alex Scott, IUPUI
October 27 – Miles Rohrbaugh, Green Bay
November 3 – Felix Lafortune, UIC
November 10 – Cody Thill, Youngstown State University
November 17 – Scott Scrivano, Oakland
November 24 – Felix Lafortune, UIC
January 19 – Jared Kleczka, Milwaukee
January 26 – Nicholas Schmid

2021-22 Nike® #HLSD Women’s Diver of the Week
October 13 – Ellie Chalifoux, Oakland
October 20 – Sadie Smith, IUPUI
October 27 – Sadie Smith, IUPUI
November 3 – Cydney Liebenberg, UIC
November 10 – Kayla Wrasman, Youngstown State University
November 17 – Ellie Chalifoux, Oakland
November 24 – Cydney Liebenberg, UIC
December 8 – Tess Weiskopf, Youngstown State
January 26 – Ellie Chalifoux, Oakland

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