Michigan, Ohio State and Purdue Earn Weekly Awards
Nov. 16, 2010
Park Ridge, Ill. - The conference office announced on Tuesday the sixth weekly men's swimming and diving awards. Michigan's Ryan Feeley and Ohio State's Tim Phillips nabbed Swimmer of the Week honors while Purdue's David Boudia was tabbed Diver of the Week.
Men's Co-Swimmer of the Week
Ryan Feeley led Michigan at the Minnesota Grand Prix over the weekend, posting NCAA provisional marks, in the 500-yard freestyle and 1,650-yard freestyle. The sophomore earned fourth-place honors in the 500-yard freestyle, the top collegiate finisher, hitting the wall in 4:26.87 and finished fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:26.87). This marks the first weekly award of Feeley's career.
Last Michigan Men's Swimmer of the Week: Dan Madwed (Nov. 9, 2010)
Tim Phillips - Ohio State
Tim Phillips gives Ohio State its second Swimmer of the Week award this season after claiming wins for the Scarlet and Gray to lead Ohio State to a 151-149 victory over No. 15 Tennessee last weekend. The Buckeye sophomore captured top honors in the 200 medley relay, 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly. Phillips earned two NCAA provisional times during the dual, the first coming in the 200-medley relay (1:28.55) and the second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.84). This marks Phillips' first weekly award of his career.
Last Ohio State Men's Swimmer of the Week: Zach Holmes (Nov. 2, 2010)
Men's Diver of the Week
Junior David Boudia earned a sweep of the springboard events in the Boilermakers' 187-108 dual meet victory over Eastern Michigan. Boudia posted a new season-best score in the 1-meter with a mark of 439.35. Off the 3-meter board, he posted a 461.03, capturing first-place by more than 100 points. This is the third weekly diving award of the year for Boudia, whose record for most Diver of the Week accolades in Big Ten history is 14 overall.
Last Purdue Men's Diver of the Week: David Boudia (Nov. 9, 2010)
2010 Big Ten Men's Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 12 S: Dan Lester, So., WIS