Michigan State and Purdue Claim Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Purdue's Layne Rogers was named Diver and Freshman of the Week.

Purdue's Layne Rogers was named Diver and Freshman of the Week.

Oct. 23, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Bryan Williams, Michigan State
Jr. – Troy, Mich. – Avondale 

  • Posted two first- and two second-place finishes in Michigan State’s meet against Iowa last weekend
  • Placed first in the 100-yard butterfly (48.19) and 200-yard butterfly (1:49.34) and second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.78) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:04.60)
  • His time in the 100-yard butterfly was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Michigan State Swimmer of the Week: Bryan Williams (Dec. 13, 2011)

Diver and Freshman of the Week
Layne Rogers, Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind. – Harrison  

  • Won all four diving events he competed in last weekend
  • Placed first in the 1-meter (354.08) and 3-meter (357.30) diving events against Miami (OH)
  • Recorded first-placed finishes in the 1-meter (368.45) and 3-meter (381.45) diving events at the Indiana Intercollegiates
  • All four event scores are NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly awards of his career
  • Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Jamie Bissett (Jan. 17, 2012)
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Guillermo Blanco (Jan. 31, 2012)

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

Oct. 23       S: Bryan Williams, Jr., MSU
                   D: Layne Rogers, Fr., PUR
                   F: Layne Rogers, PUR


 

 

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