KINGS POINT, N.J. (Feb. 23, 2018) – U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman swimmer Emily Orski (East Islip, N.Y.) was selected by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the league's Division III Metro Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 18, the conference announced on Wednesday.
Orski reached the finals (top-24) of two events this past weekend at the Metropolitan Conference Championship Meet, helping lead the Mariners to a seventh-place finish at the event. She came in 12th place in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 19:03.02 and reached the finals in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.42, 17th place) and the 200 breast (2:39.28, 24th place).
For the complete release from the ECAC, click here.
Coming up for the Mariners, junior diver Kara Korengel (Cincinnati, Ohio) will look to qualify for the NCAA National Championships the weekend of March 2-3 at the NCAA Division Regional Meet, hosted by Middlebury College in Vermont.
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