Iowa, Minnesota and Ohio State Claim Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Iowa's Roman Trussov was named Freshman of the Week.

Iowa's Roman Trussov was named Freshman of the Week.

Nov. 6, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Kyler Van Swol, Minnesota
Jr. – Frankfort, Ill. – Lincoln-Way North  

  • Posted three first-place and one third-place finish in Minnesota’s win over Iowa last weekend
  • Placed first in the 100-yard butterfly (47.82), 200-yard butterfly (1:47.47), 200-yard medley relay (1:29.06) and third in the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.40)
  • Recorded the fastest time nationally in the 100-yard butterfly this season
  • His times in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the third weekly award of his career and first of the season
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Kyler Van Swol (Jan. 3, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Shane Miszkiel, Ohio State
Jr. – Victoria, B.C. – Claremont  

  • Won both diving events he competed in last weekend
  • Placed first in the 1-meter (388.35) and 3-meter (415.50) diving events in Ohio State’s win over Denison
  • Both event scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career and second of the season
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Shane Miszkiel (Oct. 30, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Roman Trussov, Iowa
Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan – Sport School of Almaty City 

  • Had two first-, one second- and one fifth-place finish in Iowa’s meet at Minnesota last weekend
  • Took first in the 100-yard breaststroke (55.08) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:00.06), second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:29.93), and fifth in the 200-yard individual medley (1:53.41)
  • His time in the 100-yard breaststroke was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: N/A



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

Oct. 30       S: Miguel Ortiz, Sr., MICH
                   D: Shane Miszkiel, Jr., OSU
                   F: Dylan Bosch, MICH

Nov. 6        S: Kyler Van Swol, Jr., MINN
                   D: Shane Miszkiel, Jr., OSU
                   F: Roman Trussov, IOWA