Parts of this release courtesy of the Grand Valley State University Sports Information Department
Bay City, Mich. -- Grand Valley State University seniors Carly Bush (Grandville, Mich./Byron Center) and David Hayhow (Farmington Hills, Mich./North Farmington) were named CollegeSwimming.com's Women's and Men's "Swimmers of the Week," respectively, for their efforts last weekend.
Carly Bush has been named Collegeswimming.com National Swimmer of the Week it was announced Thursday. Bush set two individual pool records and was part of a third pool record in the 800 free relay as the Lakers claimed a 159-74 victory over Findlay.
Bush touched first in the 1000 free (10:16.22), breaking the previous pool record by nearly six seconds. Carly then claimed the win in the 200 fly (2:06.49), eclipsing the previous pool mark of 2:07.04. Bush finished the meet with a lead 200 free of 1:57.12 that helped the 800 free relay team touch the wall is 7:49.34, over seven seconds ahead of the previous mark of 7:56.94.
David Hayhow has been named Collegeswimming.com National Swimmer of the Week it was announced Thursday. Hayhow set one pool individual mark in the 1000 free and was a part of the Lakers' 800 free relay team that set a pool mark in GVSU's 170-41 victory over Findlay.
Hayhow touched the wall first in the 1000 freestyle (9:30.26), bettering the previous pool mark of 9:31.8, then anchored the 800 free relay that touched the wall in 6:49.76, over four seconds better than the previous record of 6:53.79.