James Orzolek Named Swimmer of the Week

James Orzolek Named Swimmer of the Week

Junior James Orzolek helped the Susquehanna University Men's Swimming and Diving team to a pair of wins over Marywood and Drew over the weekend with a thrilling anchor leg to the 400-yard Freestyle Relay and as a result has been named the Landmark Conference Male Swimmer of the Week.


Orzolek swam to first palce finishes in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle races and also helped a pair of relays to second place finishes in the tri-meet.

In the 400-yard Freestyle Relay, Orzolek swam the anchor leg and led a come-from-behind effort with the fastest 100-yard split of any swimming in the relay and outtouched the Drew finisher to win by .02 seconds. The finish gave the River Hawks a slim 144-141 victory over Drew.

Susquehanna will compete in another tri-meet Saturday with Gettysburg at Messiah.