Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin Claim Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Ohio State's Shane Miszkiel was named Diver of the Week for the third straight week.

Nov. 13, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Michael Weiss, Wisconsin
Sr. – Reno, Nev. – Reno  

  • Posted first-place finishes in all three of his events last weekend
  • Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.59), 500-yard freestyle (4:31.85) and 400-yard individual medley relay (3:53.89) in Wisconsin’s win over Northwestern
  • His time in the 400-yard individual medley was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Has won 16 straight events, dating back to the Badgers’ first meet on Sept. 28
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Dan Lester (Oct. 16, 2012)

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

  • Placed first in the 3-meter (387.98) and third in the 1-meter (318.15) diving events last weekend
  • Both event scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Helped Ohio State defeat No. 13 Tennessee in Knoxville
  • Earns the fifth weekly award of his career and third of the season
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Shane Miszkiel (Nov. 6, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Shane Ryan, Penn State
Havertown, Pa. – Haverford  

  • Placed first in all four events he competed in last weekend
  • Took first in the 50-yard freestyle (20.46), 100-yard freestyle (45.00), 200-yard medley relay (1:29.54) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:24.24) in Penn State’s victory over Villanova
  • His time in the 100-yard freestyle was a personal best
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Nate Savoy (Feb. 7, 2012)



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

Nov. 13       S: Michael Weiss, Sr., WIS
                   D: Shane Miszkiel, Jr., OSU
                   F: Shane Ryan, PSU