Oct. 23, 2007
Co-Swimmers of the Week
Curt Carlson, Minnesota
Fr., Maple Grove, Minn./Maple Grove
Carlson swept all three of his events to claim triumph over Iowa, 188.5-113.5. He clocked in at 46.15 and 1:40.68 in the 100- and 200-yard freestyles, respectively. Carlson's participation in the 400 freestyle relay helped his team post a first-place time of 3:04.08. The Gopher freshman takes home his first weekly award.
Last MINN SOW: Jon Roberts (10/16/07)
Pat Schirk, Penn State
Jr., Pottstown, Pa. /Owen J. Roberts
Schirk racked up three first-place finishes in a 194-106 home victory over West Virginia. The junior dominated both the 100-and 200-yard backstrokes in times of 50.37 and 1:47.33, respectively. His time in the 200 back escaped the NCAA `B' cut standard by only six tenths of second. Schirk also swam leadoff in the 400 medley relay in a winning time of 3:21.94. The Pottstown, Pa., native collects his first weekly award.
Last PSU SOW: Tim Williams (11/28/06)
Diver of the Week
Frank Van Dijkhuizen, Iowa
So., Amsterdam, Netherlands/Willem Blaeu College
Dijkhuizen scored valuable points for the Hawkeyes this past weekend in a losing battle to Minnesota. The sophomore diver posted two of the team's three first-place finishes. Dijkhuizen scored 287.93 off the one-meter board and 327.15 from the three-meter. The Netherlands native earns his second career Diver of the Week award.
Last IOWA DOW: Frank Van Dijkhuizen (1/26/04)