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

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