Oakland’s Khotynetski, LaGrand Named Horizon League Swimmers of the Week

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October 27th, 2021 College, News

Courtesy: Horizon League

INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland’s Marko Khotynetski and Susan LaGrand earned Nike® #HLSD Swimmer of the Week. Khotynetski led the Golden Grizzles with four first place finishes, with two being individual victories. He set the league’s top time in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 49.28. Susan LaGrand had a fantastic week finishing with six total first place finishes, and added a runner-up finish to her week. Green Bay’s Miles Rohrbaugh and IUPUI’s Sadie Smith earned Nike® #HLSD Diver of the Week. Rohrbaugh posted NCAA zone qualifying scores in the one-meter and three-meter dives, finishing with scores of 305.93 and 321.15 respectively. IUPUI’s Sadie Smith won both the one-meter and three-meter diving events, with scores of 280.13 in the one-meter and 295.20 in the three-meter dives.

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK | MARKO KHOTYNETSKI | OAKLAND | JUNIOR | KYIV, UKRAINE.
Marko Khotynetski led the Oakland men’s swimming and diving program to a dual-meet victory against Xavier with four first place victories, including two in individual events. The junior raced to the Horizon League’s top time in the 100-yard backstroke (49.28), and to the meet’s top times in the 200-yard backstroke (1:49.02), 200-yard medley relay (1:30.02), and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:01.92). He swam the opening leg in the 200-medley relay and the second leg in the 400-medley relay.

WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK | SUSAN LAGRAND | OAKLAND | SENIOR | GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
Susan LaGrand totaled six first place finishes en route to dual-meet victories over Toledo and Xavier at the Oakland Aquatic Center. Against the Rockets, she raced to the meets top times in the 100-yard backstroke (55.20), 100-yard IM (57.44), and 200-yard medley relay. The Grand Rapids, Mich., native added a runner-up mark in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.01. LaGrand followed the impressive performance by winning the 100-yard butterfly (56.13), 200-yard IM (2:04.36), and 200-medley relay (1:43.49) versus the Musketeers.

MEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK | MILES ROHRBAUGH | GREEN BAY | SENIOR | DULUTH, MINN.
Miles Rohrbaugh was a highlight for the Phoenix men, posting NCAA zone qualifying scores in one-meter and three-meter diving. Rohrbaugh racked up 305.93 points in the one-meter, and 321.15 in the three-meter.

WOMEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK | SADIE SMITH | IUPUI | SOPHOMORE | MOORESVILLE, IND.
Sadie Smith swept the diving events in the dual meet with Milwaukee on Saturday (Oct. 23). She won the one-meter event with a score of 280.13, winning by more than 25 points. She also won the three-meter event with a score of 295.20, defeating the second-place diver by nearly 20 points.

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

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

2021-22 Nike® #HLSD Men’s Diver of the Week
October 20 – Alex Scott, IUPUI

October 27 – Miles Rohrbaugh, Green Bay

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

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