Wisconsin Sweeps Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

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