Five Garner Academic Horizon All-League for Swimming and Diving
The Horizon League honored five Green Bay swimming and diving athletes for their academic and athletic achievement for the 2016-2017 season. To be eligible for nomination, student-athletes must have a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.00 scale and have completed one full year at their institution, having earned 24 semester-hour credits.
James Wise, Austin Sturdivant, and Thomas Everson made the men’s All-League Team, tying Milwaukee and Cleveland State for total honorees. On the women’s side, Janna Check and Stephanie Garvin were also award winners.
Check, a senior from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, finished seventh in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.30 and was a member of two fourth-place earning relays at the Horizon League Championships. She holds a 3.78 grade-point-average in human biology, while minoring in three areas: chemistry, French, and human development.
Everson finished third place in the 400 IM, eighth place in the 200 IM, and won the consolation final in the 200 backstroke at the Horizon League Championships. The junior scored the most points out of the Green Bay men. His times were 3:58.80, 1:52.54, and 1:49.16, respectively, each lifetime bests. The Hastings, Minnesota native has maintained a grade-point-average of 3.81 in computer science.
Garvin of West Chicago, Illinois earned second place in the 500 freestyle at the Horizon League Championships and broke a school record in the process with a time of 4:51.10. The junior also took fifth in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:50.83, only tenths off her own school record from the year previous, and fifth in the 1650 freestyle as well. She scored the most points for Green Bay while carrying a 3.89 grade-point-average in human biology.
Sturdivant, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, scored points at the Horizon League Championships for the first time this season. The senior placed within the top sixteen in the 200 breaststroke, posting a time of 2:07.37. He carries a grade-point-average of 3.90 in human biology.
Wise, a senior from Chilton, Wisconsin, made A finals on both the 1-meter and 3-meter board at this year’s Horizon League Championships for the first time. He placed 7th in the 3-meter competition with 274.25 points and 8th on the 1-meter board with a score of 251.85. His grade-point-average sits at 3.98 in human biology.
2016-2017 Men’s Swimming and Diving Horizon League Academic All-Horizon League Team (15)
Yevgeniy Foster Milwaukee
Nick Menninga, Milwaukee
Ryan Menninga, Milwaukee
Phillip Sikatzki, Cleveland State
Patrick Walsh, Cleveland State
Grant Wethington, Cleveland State
Austin Sturdivant, Green Bay
James Wise, Green Bay
Thomas Everson, Green Bay
Ryan Schultz, Wright State
Austin McDonnell, Wright State
Aleksander Daneileweski, Oakland
Joe Smith, Oakland
Robert Bretl, Valparaiso
Nathan Bosse, UIC
2016-2017 Women’s Swimming and Diving Horizon League Academic All-Horizon League Team (15)
Patricia Aschan, Oakland
Melissa VanderMeulen, Oakland
Takara Martin, Oakland
Emily Hayhow, Wright State
Jamie Krupp, Wright State
Sara Bentley, Miilwaukee
Kady Ruemmele, Milwaukee
Stephanie Garvin, Green Bay
Janna Check, Green Bay
Rachel Waite, Oakland
Alysse Fischer, Oakland
Zsani Csado, Youngstown State
Viktoria Orosz, Youngstown State
Jamie VanDewerker, Cleveland State
Erin Sivak, UIC