Heinz and Olson earn honors Abby Heinz and Bram Olson, members of the South Dakota men's and women's swimming and diving team, were today named the North Central Conference Swimmers of the Week.
Heinz, a freshman from Sergeant Bluff, IA, recorded three wins to help South Dakota to a split in duals at a double dual held on the SDSU campus in Brookings on Dec. 12. Heinz won the 100 fly in 1:00.46 and the 200 IM in 2:15.35. She picked up a third win as part of the victorious 400 medley relay that finished in 4:09.89.
Her performance helped South Dakota defeat SDSU, 110-69, while dropping a 107-83 to St. Cloud State.
Olson, a junior from Hutchinson, MN, won two events and set a SDSU Pool Record in the 50 freestyle to lead the Coyote men's team to a pair of dual wins at the double dual meet at South Dakota State. Olson won the 50 freestyle in :21.68. He was a member of the Coyote victorious 400 medley relay which finished in 3:45.13 and he finished second in the 100 back in 55.80. Olson's performance helped South Dakota defeat SDSU, 110-74, and take a 96-94 decision over St. Cloud State.�