Feb. 5, 2008
Men's Swimmer of the Week
Bobby Savulich, Michigan
Jr., Edison, N.J./Saint Joseph
Savulich piloted the Wolverine swimming and diving program to victories over conference foes Ohio State, Penn State and Northwestern at last weekend's quad meet. The junior's first-place 100-yard freestyle time of 44.29 hit an NCAA `B' standard time. His participation on the winning 400 medley relay also notched a `B' standard timing in at 3:15.14. Savulich also received firsts in the 200 freestyle (1:38.07) and the 200 medley relay (1:29.14).
Last MICH SOW: Matt Patton (12/7/07)
Men's Diver of the Week
David Colturi, Purdue
Fr., Sylvania, Ohio/St. John's Jesuit
Colturi almost swept the three dive competitions over the weekend, racking up two firsts and a second against Minnesota and Wisconsin. From the one-meter board, Colturi won with a personal-best score of 347.45, eclipsing the rest of the field by nearly 40 points. Off the platform, the freshman posted a winning score of 385.25, which now ranks No. 2 all-time in school history. The Ohio native also scored 343.45 from three meter, placing second behind teammate Kyle Mitrione. This is Colturi's second career weekly accolade.
Last PUR DOW: David Colturi (1/8/08)