Indiana, Northwestern, Penn State and Purdue Claim Men's Swimming and Diving Awards

Indiana's Darian Schmidt was named Diver of the Week.

Indiana's Darian Schmidt was named Diver of the Week.

Nov. 20, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Charlie Rimkus, Northwestern
Sr. – Tustin, Calif. – Beckman  

  • Posted five first- and one third-place finish to help Northwestern to the team title at the TYR Invitational last weekend
  • Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.35), 200-yard butterfly (1:47.27), 500-yard freestyle (4:25.74), 200-yard individual medley (1:52.17) and 400-yard individual medley (3:51.48) and third in the 100-yard freestyle (45.78)
  • His times in the 200-yard butterfly and 400-yard individual medley were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Northwestern Swimmer of the Week: Sean Mathews (Nov. 24, 2009)

Diver of the Week
Darian Schmidt, Indiana
Jr. – Bloomington, Ind. – South   

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (399.30) and 3-meter (378.40) diving events last weekend
  • Both event scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Helped Indiana defeat No. 8 Virginia and No. 24 Penn State
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Zac Nees (Jan. 24, 2012)

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

  • Placed first in all six of his events last weekend
  • Took first in the 50-yard freestyle (20.65), 100-yard freestyle (44.47), 200-yard medley relay (1:28.30), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:20.98), 400-yard medley relay (3:17.50) and 400-yard freestyle relay (2:58.95)
  • His time in the 100-yard freestyle was a personal best
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Shane Ryan (Nov. 13, 2012)

 

 

Layne Rogers, Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind. – Harrison  

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (349.15) and 3-meter (363.90) diving events last weekend
  • Both event scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor and the third weekly award of his career
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Layne Rogers (Oct. 23, 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

Nov. 20       S: Charlie Rimkus, Sr., NU
                   D: Darian Schmidt, Jr., IND
                   F: Shane Ryan, PSU
                        Layne Rogers, PUR