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Nick Fulton is the National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representative for the Big 10 Conference and the current Chair of the committee. He spent the last year serving as the Vice-Chair. Nick graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2009 with a dual degree in Political Science and Economics. As a Swimming Student-Athlete, he competed in the 100 and 200 Backstroke events for the Badgers.

Look here to see what Nick had to say about competing at the Division-I level and his experience as a National SAAC representative.

MSWM: Weekly Award Winners

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Indiana's Titus Knight and Purdue's David Boudia earned the nod as Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively, the Big Ten Conference office announced today.

In a dual meet against Purdue, Knight touched the wall first in every event he swam last weekend while registering two NCAA provisional qualifying marks in the 100 and 200 freestyle events. In the diving competition, Boudia earned season-best scores to sweep the springboard events. READ MORE ...

MSWM: Michigan and Indiana Take Home Weekly Laurels

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The conference office announced on Tuesday the 15th weekly men's swimming and diving honors for meets from Jan. 25-31. Michigan's Chris Brady returns the weekly swimming honor to Ann Arbor for the fourth consecutive week while Indiana's David Piercy collects his first weekly diving award of the season. READ MORE ...

MSWM: U-M's Tyler Clary Collects National Honors

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After helping the No. 7-ranked University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team to its second consecutive title at the SMU Classic, junior Tyler Clary was named the Counsilman Hunsaker National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com. READ MORE ...

MSWM: Weekly Award Winners

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The conference office announced on Tuesday the 13th weekly men's swimming and diving honors for meets from Jan. 11 -17. Michigan's Tyler Clary becomes the third Wolverine to earn Swimmer of the Week honors in as many weeks and Ohio State's Ryan Jefferson brings home the first weekly diving award of the season for the Scarlet and Gray.

Clary led the seventh-ranked Wolverines to their second consecutive title at the prestigious SMU Classic with four top-two finishes over the weekend.  Overall, the U-M junior picked up four NCAA provisional marks.  In the springboard events, OSU's Jefferson posted two NCAA qualifying marks two sweep the one- and three-meter events in the Buckeyes' dual meet victory over Indiana.

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MSWM: Big Ten Announces Swimmer and Diver of the Week

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Michigan nabbed its second straight weekly award as sophomore Dan Madwed earned the nod as Swimmer of the Week while Purdue sophomore David Boudia collected his 10th career weekly diving accolade.

Madwed was one of two multiple-event winners for the seventh-ranked Wolverines as Michigan defeated No. 20 Indiana, 158-82, to kick off Big Ten competition. Madwed picked up an NCAA consideration time in the 200-yard freestyle with a winning time of 1:38.24.  In other Big Ten action, Boudia led the Boilermakers to a sweep of the top five places in both springboard events against Michigan State. He scored 377.40 points from the one-meter and tied his season-best score of 469.80 off the three-meter to win both events and help Purdue defeat the Spartans.

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MWSM: U-M's Chris Brady Earns First Weekly Honor

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Michigan senior Chris Brady earned his first Swimmer of the Week award after leading the Wolverines to the Orange Bowl Classic title on Saturday. Brady took home top honors in the 50-meter freestyle (22.95) and the 50-meter butterfly (24.41). and also led off the 200-meter freestyle relay team with a 23.12 split, leading to a first-place finish (1:34.32). The Wolverines won all 12 events at the Orange Bowl Classic, racking up 599 points, 180 points ahead of second-place Duke.

There was no selection for diver of the week. READ MORE ...

MSWM: National Rankings

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Five Big Ten teams earned spots in the CollegeSwimming.com/CSCAA Division I Coaches Poll released Tuesday, Dec. 15. Michigan continued to lead the way for all conference schools and retained its spot at No. 7 in the national poll. Minnesota followed close behind the Wolverines, moving up three spots to No. 8.

The Ohio State Buckeyes checked in at No. 12 while Purdue voted in at No. 19. Rounding out the conference contingent to appear in the national rankings is Indiana at No. 20.

Three Big Ten teams are also receiving votes in Iowa, Penn State and Wisconsin.

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MSWM: Spartans Sweep Weekly Accolades

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The conference office announced on Tuesday the 10th weekly men's swimming and diving honors for meets through Dec. 7-13. Michigan State's Kevin Puskaric and Ivan Zalessov were tabbed Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively. Puskaric garners his first weeklyhonor after swimming his way to three top-two finishes last week, including a 2:02.57 effort in the 200 breaststroke, which ranks among the top-10 fastest times in school history. Zalessov captured the one-meter title with a school-record and NCAA qualifying mark of 356.63, besting the previous record from 1994 by more than 11 points. READ MORE.
The conference office announced on Tuesday the ninth weekly men's swimming and diving honors for meets from Nov. 30 through Dec. 6. Michigan's Tyler Clary was named Swimmer of the Week while Purdue's David Boudia etched his name in Big Ten lore as the most lauded diver in the history of the weekly award. Boudia earned his ninth career weekly laurel, surpassing Indiana's Marc Carlton (2001-05), Michigan's Jason Coben (2000-04) and Minnesota's Dan Croaston (1998-2001) for the most Diver of the Week honors in Big Ten annals. The Boilermaker sophomore earned a win and a runner-up finish in his two events last weekend at the Ohio State Invitational to give Purdue four consecutive diver of the week awards - a first in Big Ten history.

Meanwhile, Tyler Clary led the Wolverines to their second consecutive USA Swimming Short Course National Championship title, earning the high-scorer award in the collegiate division.

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