Loeffelholz Named Horizon League Men's Swimmer of the Week

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Release: December 13, 2011
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Ben Loeffelholz picked up Horizon League Swimmer of the Week honors after winning a pair of events against Valparaiso.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Green Bay freshman Ben Loeffelholz (Dubuque, Iowa) has been selected as the Horizon League Men's Swimmer of the Week for the period of Dec. 5-11, the conference office announced on Tuesday. It marks the first weekly honor of his young career.

Loeffelholz won a pair of individual events in Green Bay's dual meet victory over Valparaiso on Saturday. The freshman took the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 53.84, while also touching in first in the 200 freestyle in 1:48.91.

Loeffelholz is the first Green Bay men's swimmer to be named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week since former Phoenix standout Alex Hill won the award on Oct. 17, 2007.

The Green Bay men's and women's swimming and diving teams are preparing to depart for Venice, Fla., for their annual winter training trip. The Phoenix squads will be in Florida from Jan. 2-11 and will compete against Illinois Wesleyan on the evening of their arrival.

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Saturday , October 04
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Intrasquad/Alumni Meet
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 11
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Oakland
11:30 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 18
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Cleveland State
11:30 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 25
Swimming and Diving 
at Wisconsin Collegiate Invite
TBA
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Saturday , November 01
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Wright State
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , November 07
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Phoenix 1-2-3
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , November 08
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Phoenix 1-2-3
9:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , November 21
Swimming and Diving 
at IUPUI House of Champions
TBA
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Saturday , December 06
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Intrasquad Relays
11:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , January 10
Swimming and Diving 
at UIC
1:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Thursday , January 15
Swimming and Diving 
at IUPUI (Women Only)
7:00 PM
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Friday , January 16
Swimming and Diving 
at Valparaiso (Men Only)
4:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Saturday , January 24
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Youngstown State
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , January 25
Swimming and Diving 
at Butler
TBA
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Saturday , January 31
Swimming and Diving 
at Milwaukee
1:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
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