Jan. 23, 2007
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Swimmer of the Week
Matt Grevers, Northwestern
Sr., Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest
Grevers broke two pool records, including one in an NCAA "A" standard, on Saturday as No. 8 Northwestern defeated No. 16 Notre Dame. The senior set an "A" time in the 200-yard individual medley at 1:45.12, which ranks second in the nation according to CollegeSwimming.com. Grevers' second pool record came as part of the 400-medley relay team (3:19.52). This marks Grevers' ninth career honor and his third of the season. Northwestern's seven Swimmer of the Week awards this season is a new Big Ten record.
Last NU SOW: Mike Alexandrov (1/16/07)
Co-Divers of the Week
Mike Alderman, Penn State
Sr., Arlington, Va./Yorktown
Alderman swept the springboards as Penn State beat Rutgers over the weekend. The senior posted a season-best score of 362.45 off the three-meter while his one-meter score (335.63) was his second highest. This is Alderman's third award this season and the fourth of his career.
Last PSU DOW: Mike Alderman (12/5/06)
Zach Schultz, Purdue
So., Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice
Schultz set a new Purdue record off the one-meter at the Big Ten Tri Duals over the weekend with a score of 377.45 in a first-place finish. The sophomore followed up his record-setting dive with a second-place finish off the three-meter (307.15). This is Schultz' first career weekly award.
Last PUR DOW: Steve LoBue (11/7/06)