Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue Earn Weekly Men’s Swimming and Diving Honors
Nov. 1, 2017


Swimmer of the Week 
Blake Pieroni, Indiana
Sr. – Valparaiso, Ind. – Chesterton
• Placed first in four events and set the third fastest times in the nation in the 50 (19.65) and 100 freestyle (43.07)
• Recorded NCAA B Standard qualifying times in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle (1:36.75) in Indiana’s dual meet against No. 15 Tennessee
• Earns his eighth career Swimmer of the Week honor and the second of the season
• Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Blake Pieroni (Oct. 25, 2017)

Diver of the Week
Steele Johnson, Purdue
Jr. – Carmel, Ind. – Laurel Springs
• Swept the diving events against No. 14 Notre Dame for his 10th consecutive collegiate regular-season events sweep dating back to October 2016
• Recorded NCAA zone qualifying marks in the 1- and 3-meter dives scoring 417.85 and 456.90, respectfully
• Earns his fifteenth Diver of the Week award and the third of the season
• Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Steele Johnson (Oct. 25, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Paul DeLakis, Ohio State
Eau Claire, Wisc. – Eau Claire Memorial
• Won his first race of his career, the 200-yard breaststroke, with a time of 2:02.53 to rank 13th fastest in the Big Ten
• Finished second in the 200 freestyle (1:40.05) to claim the 15th fastest time in the conference
• Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Braydon Seal (Nov. 25, 2014)

2017-18 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 4
S: Jacob Montague, So., MICH
D: Jake Herremans, So., MICH
F: Ross Todd, MICH

Oct. 11
S: Joe Myhre, So., IOWA
D/F: Anton Hoherz, IOWA

Oct. 18
S: Kaelan Freund, So., PSU
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ryan Lawrence, PUR

Oct. 25
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ricardo Vargas, MICH

Nov. 1
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Paul DeLakis, OSU