Big Ten Announces Weekly Awards

Jan. 8, 2008

Men's Co-Swimmers of the Week

Vincent Reydams, Penn State

Jr., Falls Church, Va./George C. Marshall

Reydams helped Penn State improve to 3-1 on the year in dual meets with a second-place finish and on two winning relay teams.  The junior posted a time of 21.33 in the 50 freestyle and aided in first-place times of 3:30.32 and 3:06.27 in the 400 Medley and 400 freestyle relays, respectively.  Reydams earns his first career weekly honor.

Last PSU SOW: Pat Schirk (10/23/07)

Richard Salhus, Iowa

Fr., Plymouth, United Kingdom/Northcliff

Salhus provided Iowa with four quality splits in a relay-exclusive meet in which the Hawkeyes dominated, outscoring the second-place team by 70 points.  The freshman participated in the 200, 400 and 500 freestyle relays posting times of 1:26.73, 3:11.60 and 4:09.76, respectively.  His fourth relay was the 200 butterfly which notched a winning-time of 1:36.52.  Salhus is honored with a weekly award for the first time in his career. Last IOWA SOW: Jay Glenn Jr. (12/8/99)

Diver of the Week

David Colturi, Purdue

Fr., Sylvania, Ohio/St. John's Jesuit

Colturi was Purdue's top performer at last weekend's Georgia Invitational, a meet which included some of the nation's top individual divers.  From the platform, the freshman placed third totaling 328.95 points.  Colturi also performed well off the three- and one-meter heights placing fifth and ninth, respectively.  The Ohio native garners his first career weekly award.

Last PUR DOW: Kyle Mitrione (11/6/07)