Michigan, Ohio State and Purdue Take Home Men's Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors




Jan. 31, 2012

Swimmer of the Week

Miguel Ortiz, Michigan
Jr. – Tokyo, Japan – St. Mary’s International

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (20.21), 100-yard freestyle (44.11) and 100-yard backstroke (44.72) against Ohio State and Penn State
  • All event times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Connor Jaeger (Jan. 17, 2012)

Diver of the Week

Shane Miszkiel, Ohio State
So. – Victoria, B.C. – Victoria

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (402.38) and second in the 3-meter (411.60) events against Michigan and Penn State
  • Both scores are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Christian Holstein (Dec. 6, 2011)

Freshman of the Week

Guillermo Blanco, Purdue
Madrid, Spain – Ortega & Gassett

  • Recorded a first-place finish and two second-place efforts, respectively, in the 400-yard individual medley, (3:52.62), 200-yard individual medley (1:48.52) and 200-yard backstroke (1:47.69) at the Big Ten Triple Duals
  • His 200- and 400-yard individual medley times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Posted top-five finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.14), 200-yard breaststroke (2:02.44) and 800-yard freestyle relay (6:47.39)
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Jamie Bissett (Jan. 17, 2012)


2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week


 

 

Oct. 11
S: Daniel Lester, Jr., WIS
D: No Selection

Oct. 18
S: Connor Jaeger, So., MICH
D: Alec Back, Fr., PUR

Oct. 25
S: Cody Miller, So., IND
D: Darian Schmidt, So., IND

Nov. 1
S: Ryan Phelan, Sr., IOWA
D: Turner Eckstrom, So., MINN

Nov. 8
S: Dan Madwed, Sr., MICH
D: Shane Mizkiel, So., OSU

Nov. 15
S: Kyler Van Swol, So., MINN
D: No Selection

Nov. 22
S: Andrew Elliott, Sr., OSU
D: Zac Nees, Jr., IND

Nov. 29
S: No Selection
D: No Selection

Dec. 6
S: Connor Jaeger, So., MICH
D: Christian Holstein, So., OSU

Dec. 13
S: Bryan Williams, So., MSU
D: Brian Akers, Sr., MSU
F: Hunter Bartlett, MSU

Jan. 3
S: Kyler Van Swol, So., MINN
D: No Selection
F: CJ Smith, MINN

Jan. 10
S: Miguel Ortiz, Jr., MICH
D: Zac Nees, Jr., IND
F: Steve Schmuhl, IND

Jan. 17
S: Connor Jaeger, So., MICH
D: Jamie Bissett, Fr., PUR
F: Jamie Bissett, IND

Jan. 24
S: Jason Schnur, Jr., OSU
D: Zac Nees, Jr., IND
F: Steve Schmuhl, IND

Jan. 31
S: Miguel Ortiz, Jr., MICH
D: Shane Miszkiel, So., OSU
F: Guillermo Blanco, PUR