Michigan Sweeps Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Jan. 4, 2017

Swimmer of the Week
Emily Kopas, Michigan
Jr. - Davie, Fla. - University School

  • Collected four top-three finishes at the Orange Bowl Classic, setting meet records in the 50-meter breaststroke (31.93), 100-meter breaststroke (1:09.37) and the 200-meter medley relay (1:53.45)
  • Touched first in the 50- and 100-meter breaststroke events, recording times of 31.93 and 1:09.37, respectively
  • Contributed to a first-place showing in the 200-meter medley relay (1:53.45)
  • Earns her second career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Siobhan Haughey (Nov. 9, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Vanessa Krause, Michigan
Chesterton, Ind. - Chesterton

  • Collected four first-place finishes in Michigan’s victory at the Orange Bowl Classic
  • Touched first in the 50- and 100-meter butterfly events, recording times of 27.84 and 1:00.92, respectively
  • Contributed to first-place finishes in the 200-meter medley relay and 200-meter freestyle relay with times of 1:53.45 and 1:42.94, respectively
  • Earns her second Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Vanessa Krause (Oct. 19, 2016)

2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Oct. 12
S: Yirong Bi, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Maddie Hart, PSU

Oct. 19
S: Chase Kinney, Sr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH

Oct. 26
S: Lilly King, So., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, So., NU
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 2
S: Kennedy Goss, Jr., IND
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Sarah Bacon, MINN

Nov. 9
S: Siobhan Haughey, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 16
S: Lilly King, So., IND
S: Liz Li, Jr., OSU
D: Taylor Pamplin, So., IND
F: Lindsey Horejsi, MINN

Nov. 23
S: Vera Koprivova, So., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Valerie Gruest Slowing, NU

Dec. 7
S: Cierra Runge, So., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Lindsey Horejsi, MINN

Dec. 14
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Thelma Strandberg, Fr., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Jan. 4
S: Emily Kopas, Jr., MICH
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH