GLIAC -- The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has announced the seventh weekly awards of the swimming and diving season. Grand Valley State freshman Jesse Goodyear earned GLIAC Men's Athlete of the Week accolades, while Davenport freshman Victoria Postmus captured GLIAC Women's Athlete of the Week honors.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Victoria Postmus - Davenport
Davenport freshman Victoria Postmus had a very successful weekend at the Wabash College Invitational. She won both the 200 and 400-yard IM besting a field of 30 other swimmers in both event finals. She swam the 12th-fastest time in the 200 IM in D2 this season (2:05.59) and then posted a time of 4:30.85 in the 400 IM victory which was two seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Postmus finished the meet with a third-place showing in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:23.03.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jesse Goodyear - Grand Valley State
Grand Valley State freshman Jesse Goodyear posted a first-place time of 4:44.09 in the 500 freestyle along with a second-place finish in the 1650 freestyle as the No. 7 Lakers posted a 199-96 dual victory over Ball State.