Minnesota, Wisconsin Collect Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Daryl Turner

Oct. 8, 2013

Swimmer of the Week
Daryl Turner, Minnesota
Fr. – Aurora, Colo. – Cherry Cheek

  • Claimed four first-place finishes in a dual meet against Arizona State in Minneapolis on Oct. 5
  • Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke (48.43 seconds), 100 freestyle (44.65), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.08) and 200 medley relay (1:29.27)
  • His 100-yard backstroke time was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Helped lead the Golden Gophers to a 190-95 win over the Sun Devils
  • Earned his first Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Kyler Van Swol (Nov. 6, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Manny Pollard, Minnesota
So. – Troy, NY – Troy

  • Placed first in the one-meter (341.70) and three-meter (370.65) diving competitions against Arizona State on Oct. 5
  • Both dives qualified for NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Earned his first Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Mikey Ross (Feb. 12, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Brett Pinfold, Wisconsin
Fr. – Sugar Land, Texas – Austin

  • Collected six top-three finishes against Georgia in Athens, Ga., from Oct. 4-5
  • Placed first in the 50-yard freestyle (20.74 seconds), 200-yard freestyle (1:38.68) and 400-yard medley relay (3:18.32), second in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:24.24) and 800-yard freestyle relay (6:41.07) and third in the 100-yard freestyle (45.39)
  • Earned his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: John Bushman (Oct. 16, 2012)


2013-14 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week



Oct. 1    S: Bruno Ortiz, Jr., MICH
             D: James Ross, Jr., MICH
             F: Nick Zito, Fr., IOWA

Oct. 8    S: Daryl Turner, Fr., MINN
             D: Manny Pollard, So., MINN
             F: Brett Pinfold, Fr., WIS