The inaugural CSCAA Open Water Championship produced the first CollegeSwimming National Swimmers-of-the-Week honors. Each week CollegeSwimming selects just 1 athlete for each NCAA Division.
Emmanuel College's Stanislas Raczynski earned the first NCAA Div. II Men's Swimmer-of-the-Week honors for 2016-17 following his victory at the inaugural CSCAA Open Water National Championship. The defending Appalachian Conference champion in the 500 and 1650 Freestyle finished .65 seconds ahead of runner-up Marcelo Figueiredo for the title. GO LIONS!