Michigan, Minnesota and Purdue Claim Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Jan. 6, 2016

Swimmers of the Week
Emily Kopas, Michigan
So. – Davie, Fla. – University School
• Recorded a trio of first-place finishes in the 50-meter breaststroke (32.04), 100-meter breaststroke (1:10.57) and 200-meter medley relay (1:54.99) at the Orange Bowl Swim Classic to lead Michigan to a first-place finish
• Time in the 100-meter breaststroke converts to an NCAA provisional qualifying mark, per NCAA conversion standards
• Set a new meet record in the 50-meter breaststroke
• Earns her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Ali DeLoof (Nov. 4, 2015)

Allie Davis, Purdue
Sr. – Santa Rosa, Calif. – Windsor
• Tallied three first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:47.75), 500-yard freestyle (4:50.54) and 100-yard freestyle (51.12), and added second- and third-place marks in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.29) and 50-yard freestyle (24.14), respectively, en route to a Purdue championship at the Florida International Sprint Invitational
• Time in the 200-yard freestyle is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
• Established a pair of pool records in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her second career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Purdue Swimmer of the Week: Allie Davis (Nov. 11, 2015)

Diver of the Week
Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Jr. – Wuhan, China – Beijing College of Sports
• Won the one-meter event with a score of 309.60 and placed second on three-meter with a score of 307.90 at the University of Georgia Invitational
• Scores in both events are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
• Earns her ninth career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Yu Zhou (Nov. 25, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Siobhain Haughey, Michigan
Hong Kong – St. Paul’s Secondary School
• Collected a trio of first-place finishes in the 100-meter freestyle (55.86), 200-meter individual medley (2:14.64) and 200-meter freestyle relay (1:44.16) en route to Michigan’s first-place team finish at the Orange Bowl Swim Classic
• Times in the 100-meter freestyle and 200-meter individual medley convert to NCAA provisional qualifying times, per NCAA conversion standards
• Set new meet records in the 200-meter individual medley and 200-meter freestyle relay
• Earns her third career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Siobhain Haughey (Dec. 9, 2015)

2015-16 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 7
S: Joanna Wu, Sr., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo, PSU

Oct. 14
S: Samantha Harding, Sr., MINN
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Oct. 21
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Oct. 28
S: Samantha Stratford, So., ILL
S: Lindsey Clary, Jr., OSU
D: Madeline Sewell, Jr., MSU
F: Megan Vuong, ILL
F: Julia Oppedisano, MSU

Nov. 4
S: Ali DeLoof, Sr., MICH
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhan Haughey, MICH
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Nov. 11
S: Gia Dalesandro, Jr., IND
S: Allie Davis, Sr., PUR
D: Addison Walkowiak, So., RU
F: Lilly King, IND

Nov. 18
S: Brooke Zeiger, So., MINN
S: Casey Francis, Jr., PSU
D: Lacey Houser, Sr., IND
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Nov. 25
S: Liz Li, So., OSU
S: Emily Fogle, Sr., PU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Dec. 9
S: Lilly King, Fr., IND
D: Lexi Tenenbaum, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Dec. 16
S: Emma Sougstad, Jr., IOWA
D: Morgan Rafferty, So., IOWA
F: Abbey Schneider, IOWA

Dec. 23
S: Annika Winsnes, Jr., NU
D: Mary Beth Dunnichay, Sr., PUR
F: Alex Grimes, NU

Jan. 6
S: Emily Kopas, So., MICH
S: Allie Davis, Sr., PUR
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH