Indiana Sweeps Weekly Men’s Swimming and Diving Plaudits
Jan. 17, 2018


Swimmer of the Week 
Blake Pieroni, Indiana
Sr. – Valparaiso, Ind. – Chesterton
• Placed first in the 50 (19.60), 100 (42.94) and 200-freestyle (1:33.88) events as well as contributed to a first-place 400-freestyle relay (2:54.83) finish
• Recorded NCAA B Standard qualifying times in all three individual events
• Earns his 10th career Swimmer of the Week honor and the fifth of the season
• Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Blake Pieroni (Nov. 21, 2017)

Diver of the Week
James Connor, Indiana
Jr. – Melbourne, Australia
• Place first in the 1-meter (414.65) and 3-meter (401.15) events in Big Ten meet against Michigan
• Recorded NCAA zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns his third Diver of the Week honor and the first of the season
• Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Michael Hixon (Feb. 1, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Gabriel Fantoni, Indiana
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
• Placed first in the 100 backstroke (47.63) and the 200 medley relay (1:26.71), as well as third in the 200 backstroke (1:45.85) and 100 butterfly (47.97)
• Recorded NCAA B Standard qualifying times in all three individual events
• Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Bruno Blaskovic (Nov. 21, 2017)

2017-18 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 4
S: Jacob Montague, So., MICH
D: Jake Herremans, So., MICH
F: Ross Todd, MICH

Oct. 11
S: Joe Myhre, So., IOWA
D/F: Anton Hoherz, IOWA

Oct. 18
S: Kaelan Freund, So., PSU
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ryan Lawrence, PUR

Oct. 25
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ricardo Vargas, MICH

Nov. 1
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Paul DeLakis, OSU

Nov. 8
S: Conner McHugh, Sr., MINN
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Matt Novinski, WIS

Nov. 15
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Christo Law, Jr., OSU
F: Guy Moskovich, MSU

Nov. 21
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Brandon Loschiavo, So., PUR
F: Bruno Blaskovic, IND

Dec. 6
S: Felix Auböck, So., MICH
D: Ross Todd, Fr., MICH
F: Daniel Swanepoel, IOWA

Jan. 10
S: Michael Salazar, Jr., OSU
F: Nikola Bjelajac, PUR

Jan.17
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: James Connor, Jr., IND
F: Gabriel Fantoni, IND