Ferrero, Madsen garner weekly GLIAC awards

Grand Valley State University sophomore Giovanni Ferrero and senior Caitlyn Madsen were named the GLIAC men’s and women’s swimmer of the week on Tuesday after combining to break a number of pool and varsity records at home against Lewis University on Nov. 2.

Ferrero led the way for the No. 5 GVSU men’s team, setting a new pool record in the 500 free with a time of 4:28.98.

He was also part of two Laker relays that set GVSU pool records and touched first in the 200 free with a time of 1:39.70.

Madsen set a trio of individual pool records for the No. 15 women’s team while swimming a leg on the 400 medley relay team that set a pool record and NCAA B cut time of 3:51.50.

She finished with a pool record in the 200 fly when she touched first with a time of 2:05.37, then set the pool record in the 100 fly with a B cut time of 57.01 before setting yet another pool record in the 400 IM with a time of 4:34.38.