Big Ten Announces Weekly Awards

Penn State's Vincent Reydams lead the Nittany Lions to their third win of the season.

Penn State's Vincent Reydams lead the Nittany Lions to their third win of the season.

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)