Minnesota and Purdue Take Home Weekly Laurels

Jan. 8, 2008

Women's Swimmer of the Week

Meredith McCarthy, Minnesota
Jr., The Woodlands, Tx./Oakridge

McCarthy captured two first-place finishes to guide the Gophers past Idaho producing a final score of 127-56.  McCarthy clocked in winning times of 23.82 (50 free) and 52.09 (100 free).  The Texas native garners her first career weekly award.

Last MINN SOW: Jillian Tyler (12/4/07)

Women's Diver of the Week

Ashley Karnes, Purdue
So., Bloomington, Ind./Bloomington North

Karnes picked up two impressive wins at the star-studded Georgia Invitational last week, hitting the NCAA Zone qualifying mark in both of her events.  Her one-meter performance posted a score of 280.60 which set a new season and personal best.  The sophomore's three-meter dives tallied a mark of 311.60.  Karnes takes home her second career weekly accolade.

Last PUR DOW: Ashley Karnes (11/6/07)