Indiana and Purdue Earn Weekly Men’s Swimming and Diving Plaudits
Nov. 21, 2017

Swimmer of the Week 
Blake Pieroni, Indiana
Sr. – Valparaiso, Ind. – Chesterton
• Placed first in the 100 (42.10) and 200 (1:32.33) freestyle as well as helped his team to first place finishes in the 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay at the Purdue Invitational
• Recorded NCAA A Standard qualifying times in both individual events
• Earns his ninth career Swimmer of the Week honor and the third of the season
• Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Blake Pieroni (Nov. 15, 2017)

Diver of the Week
Brandon Loschiavo, Purdue
So. – Huntington Beach, Calif. – Huntington Beach
• Earned a first and second place finish at the Purdue Invitational over the weekend, posting zone qualifying scores in the 1-meter (392.35) and platform (481.20) events
• Dove the top score in the nation on the platform by 134 points, scored at least 84 points in four of the six rounds and garnered a personal season-best on the 1-meter
• Earns his first Diver of the Week award
• Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Steele Johnson (Nov. 8, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Bruno Blaskovic, Indiana
Vodnjan, Croatia – SMSI Danto Alighieri Pula
• Advanced to the A Finals in the 50 and 100 freestyle as well as the 100 butterfly at the Purdue Invitational
• Placed second in the 50 free (19.76) and the 100 free (43.36) and fourth in the 100 butterfly (47.88) while recording NCAA B Standard times in all three individual events
• Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Vini Lanza (Feb. 3, 2016)

2017-18 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 4
S: Jacob Montague, So., MICH
D: Jake Herremans, So., MICH
F: Ross Todd, MICH

Oct. 11
S: Joe Myhre, So., IOWA
D/F: Anton Hoherz, IOWA

Oct. 18
S: Kaelan Freund, So., PSU
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ryan Lawrence, PUR

Oct. 25
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ricardo Vargas, MICH

Nov. 1
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Paul DeLakis, OSU

Nov. 8
S: Conner McHugh, Sr., MINN
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Matt Novinski, WIS

Nov. 15
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Christo Law, Jr., OSU
F: Guy Moskovich, MSU

Nov. 21
S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Brandon Loschiavo, So., PUR
F: Bruno Blaskovic, IND