The University of Findlay men and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the weekly Great Midwest Athletic Conference awards as senior Janko Radmanovic and sophomore Hanna Cederholm were tabbed the conference Swimmers of the Week.
Radmanovic, who has won the award four straight weeks, captured seven first-place finishes last weekend for Findlay. He began the week with wins in the 500 (4:42.60) and 1,000 freestyle (9:48.83) races against Ashland. He was also a part of the Oilers winning 200 free relay (1:26.99).
Radmanovic then added four more first-place finishes against Lewis. He claimed first in the 200 (1:42.94) and 50 free (21.05) and 100 butterfly (50.31). He was a part of the Oilers’ 200 freestyle relay that took first at 1:25.12.
Cederholm had seven first-place finishes for the Oilers.
Against Ashland, Cederholm won the 200 individual medley (2:11.20) and was a part of the Oilers’ winning 200 medley relay (1:50.02) and 200-yard free relay (1:38.20).
Against Hillsdale and Lewis, Cederholm won the 100 breaststroke (1:05.81) and 200 breast (2:23.91). She was also a part of the Oilers’ first-place 400 medley relay (3:58.83) and 200 free relay (1:38.46).
DeMoine named coach
BLUFFTON — Bluffton University has named Amanda DeMoine as its new head softball coach.
DeMoine has seven years of experience coaching in the NCAA, plus an additional four years of playing experience at Salisbury University, a top NCAA Division III program.
During spring 2017, she served as an assistant coach at Coppin State University. Prior to that, she was an assistant coach at Susquehanna University for the 2015-16 season and an assistant coach at Stevenson University from 2011-2015.
She will join Bluffton’s coaching staff in December.
DeMoine is taking over for Marissa Rush who served as the softball coach for two years.
ONU players honored
ADA — Ohio Northern senior libero Megan Nieszala and sophomore middle hitter Chelsea Huppert were named honorable mention All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Nieszala is a repeat selection on the All-America squad, as she earned the honor as a junior in 2016.
Nieszala and Huppert were also named first team all-Great Lakes Region and first team all-Ohio Athletic Conference earlier this season.
The Polar Bears (29-6 overall) are ranked No. 20 nationally by the AVCA and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA III Tournament with victories over DePauw (Ind.) and No. 25 Otterbein before falling to No. 3 Wittenberg in the Regional Finals.