Indiana, Michigan and Ohio State Earn Men's Swimming and Diving Honors

Steffen Hillmer

Steffen Hillmer

Oct. 15, 2013

Swimmer of the Week
John Wojciechowski, Michigan
Sr. – Scottsdale, Ariz. – Phoenix Brophy Prep

  • Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:21.53) and 200-yard medley relay (1:29.33) in the Dennis Stark Relays in South Bend, Ind., on Oct. 11
  • Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke (48.59), 100-yard butterfly (48.24), 200-yard medley relay (1:27.85) and 400-yard freestyle relay (2:56.79) in a double dual meet with Auburn and Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., on Oct. 12
  • His 100-yard butterfly time was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • His six wins helped lead the Wolverines to a pair of first-place team finishes in the weekend
  • Earned his first Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Bruno Ortiz (Oct. 1, 2013)

Diver of the Week
Darian Schmidt, Indiana
Sr. – Bloomington, Ind. – South

  • Placed first in the one-meter (359.55) and three-meter (395.70) diving competitions against California in Berkeley, Calif., on Oct. 11
  • Earned first place in the three-meter (383.78) and second place in the one-meter (357.60) against Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif., on Oct. 12
  • All four dives met NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Earned his fourth-career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Darian Schmidt (Jan. 22, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Steffen Hillmer, Ohio State
Fr. – Essen, Germany – Helmholtz-Gymnasium Essen

  • Placed first in the 400 freestyle relay (3:01.20) against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11
  • Helped his team defeat the Wildcats 176-122
  • Earned his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Sean Johnson (Feb. 14, 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

Oct. 15 
S: John Wojciechowski, Sr., MICH
D: Darian Schmidt, Sr., IND
F: Steffen Hillmer, Fr., OSU