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Poelmans Gives Green Bay Swimming an Imported Boost

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
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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INSIDE SWIMMING AND DIVING
SCHEDULE
Saturday , January 14
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Northern Michigan
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , January 28
Swimming and Diving 
vs. Milwaukee (Senior Day)
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , February 03
Swimming and Diving 
at Wisconsin
2:00 PM
Madison, Wis.
 
Saturday , February 04
Swimming and Diving 
at UIC Diving Invitational
TBA
Chicago, Ill.
 
Wednesday, February 22
Swimming and Diving 
at Horizon League Championships
TBA
TBA
 
Monday , March 06
Swimming and Diving 
at NCAA Zone D Diving Championships
TBA
Columbia, Mo.
 
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