Oct. 30, 2007
Swimmer of the Week
Todd Patrick, Indiana
Sr. Chesterfield, Mo./Marquette
Patrick recorded three individual first-place finishes and took part in the winning 400-yard medley relay squad as No. 8 Indiana triumphed over No. 18 Northwestern, 167-127. The Missouri native began the meet placing first in the 200 butterfly in a time of 1:49.06. His next individual win came in the 100 freestyle, clocking in at 45.05. Finally, Patrick won the 200 individual medley with a mark of 1:50.28. The Hoosier senior swam the third leg of IU's first-place 400 medley relay team coming in at 3:18.02. Patrick takes home his third career weekly honor.
Last IND SOW: Todd Patrick (1/09/07)
Co-Divers of the Week
Lanson Marzullo, Indiana
Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne
Marzullo provided valuable points for No. 8 Indiana this past weekend in a dual meet victory over No. 18 Northwestern. The freshman swept both diving events, earning his first and second career victories. Off the one-meter, he posted a score of 328.20, distancing himself from the second-place competitor by more than 10 points. On the three-meter board, Marzullo racked up 296.48 points for the victory. The Ohio native garners his first weekly Big Ten honor.
Last IND DOW: Taylor Roberts (1/30/07)
Frank Van Dijkhuizen, Iowa
So., Amsterdam, Netherlands/Willem Blaeu College
In a thrilling one-point victory over Michigan State, Dijkhuizen supplied Iowa with a 30-8 advantage in diving competition. The sophomore took first-place in both diving events, scoring 290.48 points from the one-meter board and 335.85 off the three-meter. The next closet competitor to Dijkhuizen off the three-meter was teammate Michael Gilligan 25.5 points below the winning mark. The Netherlands native earns his third career weekly award.
Last IOWA DOW: Frank Van Dijkhuizen (10/23/07)