Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State Take Home Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Minnesota's Lauren Votava was named Freshman of the Week.

Jan. 15, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Amy Modglin, Penn State
Sr. – Fort Meyers, Fla. – Fort Meyers 

  • Posted two first-place finishes and one second-place effort in a tri-meet with Arkansas and Missouri State last weekend
  • Finished first in the 200-yard backstroke (1:56.98) and 400-yard individual medley (4:19.36) and second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.58)
  • Her times in the 200-yard backstroke and 400-yard individual medley were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the fifth weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Swimmer of the Week: Amy Modglin (Oct. 25, 2011)

Diver of the Week
Cheyenne Cousineau, Ohio State
Jr. – Temperance, Mich. – Bedford  

  • Claimed three first-place finishes in Ohio State’s dual meet victories over Wright State and Toledo last weekend
  • Won the 1-meter (330.83) diving event against Wright State
  • Placed first in the 1-meter (299.18) and 3-meter (339.08) diving events versus Toledo
  • All three of her scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns the third weekly award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Cheyenne Cousineau (Nov. 6, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Lauren Votava, Minnesota
St. Louis, Mo. – Parkway South 

  • Posted three first-place finishes and one third-place effort in Minnesota’s dual meet victory at Hawai’i
  • Finished first in the 50-yard freestyle (23.58), 100-yard freestyle (50.69) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:33.91)
  • Placed third in the 200-yard medley relay (1:45.23)
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Kierra Smith (Nov. 13, 2012)

 

 

2012-13 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer, Diver and Freshman of the Week

Oct. 2         S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                   D: Carey Chen, So., MICH
                   F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU

Oct. 9         S: Tess Behrens, Jr., MINN
                   D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                   F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Oct. 16       S: Jessica Plant, So., MINN
                   S: Ivy Martin, So., WIS
                   D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                   F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 23       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                   D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                   F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 30       S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, Fr., IND
                   D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                   D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                   F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Nov. 6        S: Tori Simenec, So., MINN
                   D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                   F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 13       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                   D: Alison Menzies, So., MSU
                   F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 20       S: Carly Mercer, Jr., PUR
                   D: Maddie Miskulin, Jr., PUR
                   F: Shelly Patton, NU

Dec. 4        S: Adrienne Bicek, Sr., MICH
                   D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                   F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH

Dec. 11       S: Becky Stoughton, So., IOWA
                   D: Joelle Christy, So., IOWA
                   F: Olivia Kabacinski, IOWA

Jan. 8         S: Deirdre Jones, Sr., MICH
                   D: No selection
                   F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH

Jan. 15       S: Amy Modglin, Sr., PSU
                   D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                   F: Lauren Votava, MINN