Wisconsin Sweeps Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Wisconsin's John Bushman was named Freshman of the Week.

Wisconsin's John Bushman was named Freshman of the Week.

Oct. 16, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Dan Lester, Wisconsin
Sr. - Brisbane, Australia - Marist College Ashgrove 

  • Posted first-place finishes in all six of his events last weekend in Wisconsin's victories over Milwaukee and Green Bay
  • Placed first in the 100-yard butterfly (49.88), 200-yard butterfly (1:51.83) and 400-yard medley relay (3:23.64) against Milwaukee
  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle (46.43), 200-yard freestyle (1:42.92) and 200-yard medley relay (1:34.24) against Green Bay
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career and first of the season
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Dan Lester (Oct. 11, 2011)

Diver of the Week
Logan Knauss, Wisconsin
Fr. - Audubon, Pa. - St. Joseph's Prepatory 

  • Won the 1-meter (273.30) and 3-meter (298.95) diving events against Green Bay over the weekend
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Diver of the Week: Michael Ross (Nov. 2, 2010)

Freshman of the Week
John Bushman, Wisconsin
Green Bay, Wis. 

  • Had two first-place and one second-place finish over the weekend
  • Took first in the 100-yard breaststroke (59.04) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:06.33) against Milwaukee
  • Placed second in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:50.06) against Green Bay
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: N/A

2012-13 Big Ten Men's Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 2         S: Connor Jaeger, Jr., MICH
                   D: Jack Lee, Jr., MICH
                   F: Dylan Bosch, MICH

Oct. 9         S: Richard Funk, So., MICH
                   D: Jordan Lesser, So., MINN
                   F: Dylan Bosch, MICH

Oct. 16       S: Dan Lester, Sr., WIS
                   D: Logan Knauss, Fr., WIS
                   F: John Bushman, WIS