Men's Swimming & Diving

Rundell Earns OAC Swimmer Of The Week Honors

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - - Freshman Gavin Rundell (Mount Vernon/Mount Vernon) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Swimmer Of The Week, for his performances in the Purple Raiders victories over Ohio Wesleyan (131-101) and at Baldwin Wallace (141-93). 

In Friday's home meet against Ohio Wesleyan, Rundell took first in the 200 yard freestyle (1:47.78), the 200 yard butterfly (2:03.69) and swam the anchor leg in the 400 yard freestyle relay that finished first and was comprised of swimmers, junior Mike Zappa (Shelby/Shelby) and seniors Mike Greisl (South Euclid/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) and Ron Brocious (Mentor/Mentor).  

In Saturday afternoon's meet at Baldwin Wallace, Rundell took first place in the 200 yard freestyle (1:47.72), swam freestyle in the 200 yard medley relay (1:43.35) that finished first and was comprised of sophomore Brian Ruhe (Versailles/Versailles), Mike Zappa, and Rob Brocious, and the 200 yard freestyle relay that had swimmers, junior Austin Moreland (Dover/New Philadelphia), Rob Bricous, and Mike Greisl. 

The Raiders next meet will be when they head down to Florida for winter training and head down to Melbourne, Florida to swim Florida Tech January 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.