Minnesota and Penn State Take Home Men's Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors




Feb. 7, 2012

Swimmer of the Week

Sean Grier, Penn State
So. – Hummelstown, Pa. – Hershey

  • Recorded two first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:22.15) and 400-yard medley relay (3:16.52) and a second-place effort in the 200-yard freestyle (1:42.49) against Buffalo
  • Placed first in the 100-yard freestyle (45.93), 100-yard backstroke (48.20), 200-yard medley relay (1:30.48) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:02.25) against Lehigh
  • His 100-yard backstroke time is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Swimmer of the Week: Brian Alden (Oct. 20, 2009)

Diver of the Week

Kristoffer Jorgensen, Minnesota
Sr. – Bergen, Norway – Danielsen VGS

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (393.50) and 3-meter (393.50) events at the Minnesota Challenge
  • Both scores are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Turner Eckstrom (Nov. 1, 2011)

Freshman of the Week

Nate Savoy, Penn State
Reading, Pa. – Wilson

  • Placed first in the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.91), 200-yard individual medley (1:53.17) and 400-yard medley relay (3:16.52) against Buffalo
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:42.26), and second-place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle (46.47), 200-yard medley relay (1:31.31) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:08.91) against Lehigh
  • His 400-yard medley relay time is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: N/A

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

Feb. 7
S: Sean Grier, So., PSU
D: Kristoffer Jorgensen, Sr., MINN
F: Nate Savoy, PSU

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