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

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