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)