Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio State Take Home Men's Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors

Christian Holstein

Nov. 5, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Roman Trussov, Iowa
So. – Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan – Sport school of Almaty City

  • Placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.27) and 200-yard breaststroke (1:59.19) in Iowa’s dual meet against Minnesota in Iowa City, Iowa on Nov. 1
  • Part of 400-yard freestyle (3:00.85) and 200-yard medley (1:30.73) relays that placed second and third, respectively
  • His 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke times were both NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earned his first-career Swimmer of the Week award and second weekly honor
  • Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Ryan Phelan (Oct. 25, 2011)

Diver of the Week
Christian Holstein, Ohio State
Sr. – Columbus, Ohio – Upper Arlington

  • Took first in the three-meter (382.20) diving competition in Ohio State’s home meet on Nov. 1
  • Three-meter score met NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Helped Ohio State defeat Cleveland State (201-91), Denison (202-90) and No. 14 Virginia Tech (156.5-135.5) in the quad meet
  • Earned his second-career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Stephen Ettienne (Oct. 29, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Daryl Turner, Minnesota
Fr. – Aurora, Colo. – Cherry Creek High School

  • Placed first in the 100-yard freestyle (44.58) and 400-yard freestyle relay (2:58.62) and second in the 100-yard backstroke (48.55) in Minnesota’s dual meet in Iowa City, Iowa on Nov. 1
  • Part of a 200-yard medley relay team (1:28.71) that finished second
  • Two first-place finishes helped lead the Golden Gophers to a 174-126 win over Iowa
  • Earned his second-career Freshman of the Week honor and third weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Daryl Turner (Oct. 22, 2013)

2013-14 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 1    S: Bruno Ortiz, Jr., MICH
                D: James Ross, Jr., MICH
                F: Nick Zito, IOWA

Oct. 8    S: Daryl Turner, Fr., MINN
                D: Manny Pollard, So., MINN
                F: Brett Pinfold, WIS

Oct. 15 S: John Wojciechowski, Sr., MICH
                D: Darian Schmidt, Sr., IND
                F: Steffen Hillmer, OSU

Oct. 22  S: John Hauser, Sr., PSU
                D: Jamie Bissett, Jr., PUR
                F: Daryl Turner, MINN

Oct. 29  S: Richard Funk, Jr., MICH
                D: Stephen Ettienne, Jr., OSU
                F: Matt McHugh, OSU

Nov. 5   S: Roman Trussov, So., IOWA
                D: Christian Holstein, Sr., OSU
                F: Daryl Turner, MINN