Purdue and Minnesota Claim Weekly Awards

Nov. 13, 2007

Swimmer of the Week
Aaron Koger, Purdue
So., Richmond, Ind./ Richmond
Koger swam a perfect three-for-three in a 173.5-122.5 conference win against Iowa.  His individual victories occurred in the 100- (56.92) and 200-yard breastrokes (2:05.84).  Koger also took part in the first-place 200 medley relay in a time of 1:31.81.  The Richmond, Ind., native collects his first career weekly accolade. 

Last PUR SOW: Chris Etherington (1/10/06)

Diver of the Week
Cole Young, Minnesota
Jr., Overland Park, Kan. /Shawnee Mission West
Young met NCAA Zone qualifying standards in all three events at the Minnesota Diving Invitational, racking up two first-place dives and a second-place routine.  Young's championship score off the one-meter (361.65) marks as the second-best six-dive score in school history.  The Overland, Kan., native also topped a field of five off the three-meter board, scoring 376.60 points.  In his first platform appearance this season, the junior diver posted a second-place score of 311.775.  Young takes home is first career weekly award.

Last MINN DOW: Ben Herdt (11/5/03)