Indiana Sweeps Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards




Jan. 11, 2011

Park Ridge, Ill. -
The conference office announced on Tuesday the weekly men's swimming and diving honors. Indiana's Titus Knight was tabbed Swimmer of the Week, while his teammate Mick Dell'Orco earned Diver of the Week honors.

Men's Swimmer of the Week
Titus Knight - Indiana
Sr. - Austin, Texas - Bowie

Senior Titus Knight took first place in two individual events and led Indiana to a victory in the 400-yard relay as the Hoosiers beat Michigan, 163-157, for the first time since the1998-99 season in dual meet action. Knight swept the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyles, posting a then-season best time of 44.83 in the 100 freestyle. In the 200 freestyle, Knight posted an NCAA provisional time of 1:38.17. The Austin, Texas, native led off the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 44.56 as the Hoosiers finished in 3:00.09, an NCAA provisional time and the second-fastest time for the team this year.

Last Indiana Men's Swimmer of the Week: Eric Ress (Oct. 26, 2010)

Men's Diver of the Week
Mick Dell'Orco - Indiana
So. - St. Louis, Mo. - St. Louis University High

Indiana's Mick Dell'Orco earns the first weekly diving award of his career after posting two NCAA Zone qualifying marks en route to helping the Hoosiers defeat the Wolverines, 163-137, last weekend. On the platform, the sophomore earned a first place finish and scored a career-best 387.23. The St. Louis, Mo., native, continued his success on the one-meter springboard, where he finished second with a mark of 369.00.

Last Indiana Men's Diver of the Week: David Percy (Feb. 2, 2010)

2010-11 Big Ten Men's Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 12
S: Dan Lester, So., WIS
D: Michael Ross, So., WIS
Oct. 19
S: Dan Lester, So., WIS
D: Michael Ross, So., WIS
Oct. 26
S: Eric Ress, So., IND
D: David Boudia, Jr., PUR
Nov. 2
S: Ivan Gutesa, Sr., MINN
S: Zach Holmes, So., OSU
D: Michael Ross, So., WIS
Nov. 9
S: Dan Madwed, Jr., MICH
D: David Boudia, Jr., PUR
Nov. 16
S: Ryan Feeley, So., MICH
S: Tim Phillips, So., OSU
D: David Boudia, Jr., PUR
Nov. 23
S: Jacob Jarzen, So., MSU
D: Davis Boudia, Jr., PUR
Nov. 30
S: No selection
D: No selection
Dec. 7
S: Justin Farra, Sr., OSU
D: David Boudia, Jr., PUR
Dec. 14
S: Cameron Bartlett, Jr., MSU
D: Ivan Zalessov, Sr., MSU
Jan. 4
S: Michael Rickasrs, Sr., MINN
D: Alex Marchinski, So., PSU
Jan. 11
S: Titus Knight, Sr., IND
D: Mick Dell'Orco, So., IND