Roger Harriman, former head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay swimming and diving team, was added to Green Bay Athletics “Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History” list on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.
Harriman served as head coach from 1976-1990, leading the women’s team to Green Bay’s only national championship in 1984 as the NAIA champions. Harriman received the honor for the NAIA Coach of the Year in 1984 among many other awards during his time as head coach. In addition, Harriman recruited, trained and coached dozens of All-American swimmers and divers and is credited with aiding in the growth of swimming and diving talent locally during his tenure. Harriman was the second coach inducted to the Phoenix Hall of Fame 1998 class.
Green Bay Athletics announces a new member of its “Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History” list every week during the 2019-2020 academic season to celebrate 50 years of Green Bay Athletics.
On Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, the swimming and diving teams will be competing at IUPUI in the House of Champions tournament. The women’s volleyball team also plays on Friday at 2 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament against Oakland in Dayton, Ohio. This game is also available to watch on ESPN +. On Saturday, Nov. 23, the women’s basketball team takes on Chicago State in Chicago at 2 p.m. Following this game, the team heads to Victoria, British Columbia for the Victoria Invitational.
On Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, the Green Bay women’s basketball team will be hosting an exhibition game against Michigan Tech at 7 p.m. at the Kress Center. This game is also the program’s inaugural Yooper Night, where tickets are $9.06 in honor of the Upper Peninsula’s 906 area code, pasta will be served at the concession stands and prizes will be given away throughout the night.
On Friday, Oct. 25, the women’s volleyball team hosts Cleveland State at 6 p.m. at the Kress Center.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the swimming and diving team hosts Cleveland State at Noon. The women’s volleyball team plays host to Oakland at 4 p.m. at the Kress Center. The men’s soccer team plays at home against Detroit Mercy at 7 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium.
Check out Green Bay athletics, in full swing this weekend:
The women’s volleyball team plays in its Alzheimer’s Awareness match at the Kress Center against Wright State at 6 p.m. This game is also available on ESPN+. On Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, the cross country team is competing at the Bradley Pink Classic in Peoria, Illinois.
Saturday, Oct. 19 marks one of the biggest days for Green Bay Athletics of the year thus far, with a slate of five events on tap:
10 a.m., the men’s basketball team kicks off its 2019-2020 campaign with an intrasquad green vs. white scrimmage at the Kress Center.
1 p.m., the swimming and dive team competes at an All-Wisconsin Invite in Brown Deer, Wisconsin.
2 p.m., the women’s soccer team plays host to Oakland at Aldo Santaga Stadium.
4 p.m., the women’s volleyball team hosts Northern Kentucky at the Kress Center. This game is also available on ESPN 3.
6 p.m. men’s soccer team plays at Northern Kentucky. This game is also available on ESPN 3.
The Horizon League has selected six Green Bay swimming and diving athletes to join the Academic All-League team, honoring them for their academic and athletic achievement during the 2018-19 season. Annika Engstrom, Anna Liu and Rosalyn Stoa were named to the women’s All-Academic Team, while Eli Broman, Derrick Prenot and Charlie Warren were chosen for the men’s All-Academic Team. Learn more.
The Green Bay swimming and diving team welcomes new assistant coach, Eddie Gillie. Gillie comes to the Phoenix family from D-II Limestone College, where he coached before the swimming program was cut in April. “We look forward to Eddie’s arrival here in Green Bay,” said Head Coach Reed Robelot. Read the full story on Swim Swam.
The Macomb Daily featured UW-Green Bay swimming and diving team recruit Daniel Frederick after the state championships this week.
Green Bay swimming and diving closed out the 2018 Horizon League Championships with new records, podium finishes and even a Horizon League Champion. The men’s 200 butterfly, the last individual swimming event of the meet, was loaded with emotion as sophomore Riley Darling finished as the sole Horizon League Champion for Green Bay, claiming an NCAA B cut and a school record in 1:47.88. The men placed third overall, and the women sixth. See complete results.
The Green Bay Phoenix swimming program invites participation in swimming lessons during February and March 2018. Swimmers ages 4-17 will receive customized, one-on-one instruction and technique work with current Division I student-athletes on the swim team. Participants can enroll in five-day packages, offered Feb. 26-Mar. 3 and Mar. 5-9, or sign up for a 10-day package over the course of both weeks. For more information or to register for the lessons, visit the Green Bay Phoenix Athletics website.
In his monthly report to the Board of Regents, UW President Ray Cross starts with a story we’ve heard before but worth repeating — the heroic efforts of UW-Green Bay student James Finley and his family who rescued 60 people and 30 pets when Hurricane Harvey flooded their Texas hometown. See the System highlights.