BAY CITY, Mich. (WLUC) – For the third time this season, Northern Michigan University Swim & Dive earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the of the Week honors as junior Ondrej Zach (Rudolfov, Czech Republic) was named the GLIAC Men's Swim & Dive Athlete of the Week for the second time this season.
Zach won three events in Saturday's meet with the University of Stevens Point. He first took the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:41.61. He then swam the 200-yard butterfly in 1:56.09 to take first as well. The junior finished his day by posting a winning time of 4:43.38 to take the 500-yard freestyle.
The men's swim team defeated the Pointers 191-104 for their fifth dual meet victory this season.
The Wildcats will now enjoy time away from competition before returning for the Calvin College Invitational in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Invite takes place at the Venema Aquatic Center starting Thursday, December 5 and continues through Saturday, December 7.