Jan. 15, 2008
Swimmer of the Week
Kyle Bubolz, Northwestern
Sr., Waukesha, Wis./Waukesha North
Bubolz competed in the Classic at SMU which featured four ranked collegiate teams, a squad of post-graduate Texas swimmers and three U.S. Olympic gold medalists. He swam in two individual races bringing home first in the 100 butterfly and second in the 100 freestyle. His time of 46.80 in the 100 fly met the NCAA `A' qualifying standard and also ranks fourth all-time among Big Ten swimmers. Bubolz picks up his second career weekly laurel.
Last NU SOW: Matt Grevers (01/30/07)
Diver of the Week
Wes Wieser, Ohio State
Jr., Chesterfield, Mo./Parkway West
Wieser swept the one-meter heights last weekend to aid the Buckeyes in wins over Wright State, 141-87, and Kentucky, 181-117. His scores from the one-meter totaled 379.73 and 341.63. The junior also competed in the three-meter dive competitions placing second on Friday (381.53) and finishing fourth on Saturday (386.93). All of Wieser's dives qualified him for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships in March. The Missouri native garners his second career Diver of the Week accolade.
Last OSU DOW: Wes Wieser (12/04/07)