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.

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