Ashland University sophomores Ryan Deemer and Grace Reichard are the second set of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week for the 2015-16 season, following their efforts in the season-opener at Tiffin on Friday (Oct. 9).
Deemer, the 2015 GLIAC Male Freshman of the Year, won the men's 1,000-yard freestyle (10:04.73) and 500 free (4:56.31). He also was part of the second-place 400 free relay team (3:23.63).
Reichard got her second collegiate season off to the strong start, winning the women's 200 free (1:57.60) and 100 free (53.73), as well as being a part of AU's winning 400 free relay squad (3:44.20).
The Eagles will compete on Friday (Oct. 16) at 6 p.m. at Findlay.