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Poelmans Gives Green Bay Swimming an Imported Boost

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Release: December 30, 2013
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GREEN BAY, Wis. - Answering an email might be one of the best and easiest coaching moves Jim Merner made last year. What came from the email has made a splash in the pool so far for the Phoenix.

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel's JP Cadorin recently featured Green Bay sophomore Willem Poelmans (Hasselt, Belgium) on his Sports Weekly show, highlighting his success in the pool as well as his adjustment to living in the United States on his own.

Poelmans was named the Horizon League's Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2012-13, winning the 200 and 400-yard IM races in record-breaking fashion. He was also the Belgium national champion in the 200 IM over the summer. This season he already has 10 individual victories, helping the Green Bay men win three of their last four events.

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Saturday , January 10
Swimming and Diving 
at UIC
1:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Thursday , January 15
Swimming and Diving 
at IUPUI
6:00 PM
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Friday , January 16
Swimming and Diving 
at Valparaiso
4:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind.
 
Saturday , January 24
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Youngstown State (Women Only)
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , January 25
Swimming and Diving 
at Butler (Men Only)
TBA
Indianapolis, Ind.
 
Saturday , January 31
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Milwaukee
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , February 07
Swimming and Diving 
at Wisconsin
11:00 AM
Madison, Wis.
 
Wednesday, February 25
Swimming and Diving 
at Horizon League Championships
TBA
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
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