Rottier Wins Twice as Phoenix Squads Fall to Vikings in Home Openers

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: October 20, 2012
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Courtesy: -
Kendra Rottier was a two-time winner for the Phoenix on Saturday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( - The Green Bay men's and women's swimming and diving teams hosted their first home meets of the 2012-13 season on Saturday afternoon, welcoming Cleveland State to the Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium. The visiting Vikings earned victories on both sides, winning 136-107 in the women's meet and 140-100 in the men's competition.

"I was pleased with the efforts today, but we have a lot of technical things that we need to make better in our races," Green Bay head coach Jim Merner said. "We're still working on getting into training shape at this point, so I'm pleased with where we're at and where we're headed."

Junior Kendra Rottier (Green Bay, Wis.) was a two-time winner for the Phoenix women, cruising to a 15-second victory in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:26.49) before touching in first in the 200 backstroke (2:08.20). Junior Parker Wolf (Kohler, Wis.) also picked up a victory in the pool for the women's squad, finishing first in 1:56.54 in the 200 freestyle.

The fourth win of the day for the Phoenix women came from junior diver Carrie Dinelli (Northbrook, Ill.), who claimed a victory on the 3-meter board with a score of 240.15.

On the men's side, senior diver Mitchell Spaeth (Fredonia, Wis.) placed first in the 3-meter event with a huge score of 321.30. The total was good enough to qualify him for his second consecutive trip to the NCAA Zone Diving Regionals, held at the end of the season.

Freshman Connor Huff (Dubuque, Iowa) also had a good showing for the Phoenix men in the first home meet of his collegiate career, winning the 400 IM in 4:15.13.

The Green Bay swimmers and divers return to action next Saturday when they host Wright State at noon at the Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium.


For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics and Green Bay Swimming & Diving, please visit

Follow us on Twitter: @GBPhoenix @GBPhoenixSwim and @RyanHartwig

Like Green Bay Phoenix Athletics and Green Bay Phoenix Swimming & Diving on Facebook.
Schedule Sponsor
Friday , August 22
Women's Soccer 
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Sunday , August 24
Women's Soccer 
vs. Ball State
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , August 29
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Iowa
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , August 31
Women's Soccer 
vs. North Dakota
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , September 05
Women's Soccer 
at Chicago State
3:30 PM
Chicago, Ill.
Sunday , September 07
Women's Soccer 
at Loyola
4:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
Thursday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. DePaul
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , September 14
Women's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
1:00 PM
Charleston, Ill.
Wednesday, September 17
Women's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
7:00 PM
DeKalb, Ill.
Sunday , September 21
Women's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
Saturday , September 27
Women's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
Saturday , October 04
Women's Soccer 
at Wright State
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Wednesday, October 08
Women's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , October 11
Women's Soccer 
at Cleveland State
12:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
Saturday , October 18
Women's Soccer 
vs. Detroit
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.



Fleet Farm
Packers Shop
S&L Motors
Ticket Star
Gallagher's Pizza
Buffalo Wild Wings
United Press
Renards Cheese
Country Inn Suites
Diamonds & Golds
TWC Sports
Weidner Center
Yellow Pages