Jan. 17, 2006
Swimmer of the Week
Kaitlyn Brady, Michigan
JR, Wilmington, Del./Mount Pleasant
Brady garners Swimmer of the Week laurels after a solid meet at the Michigan Invitational as the junior won three individual events and helped three Wolverine relays to first-place finishes. The Wilmington, Del., native posted NCAA "B" consideration times in the 100 and 200-yard backstroke events in 55.74 and 2:00.47, respectively. In addition, she claimed first in the 100 butterfly competition with a time of 55.75. Brady rounded out the weekend by swimming on three first-place relays as Michigan claimed the 200 (1:34.74) and 400 (3:25.25) freestyle relay races before winning the 200 medley relay in a 1:45.32 fashion. This is the fifth weekly accolade of her career and third of the season, as she also claimed the Nov. 8 and 22 Swimmer of the Week awards.
Diver of the Week
Carrie McCambridge, Purdue
SR, Lewis Center, Ohio./Olentangy
McCambridge collects the eighth weekly diving award of her career after posting two first-place finishes as Purdue defeated Illinois State, 216-79, over the weekend. The senior swept the diving events on Saturday, reclaiming the school and varsity record from teammate Amanda Miller in the three-meter competition with a score of 361.05. On the one-meter board, McCambridge finished first with 321.45 points, less than one point away from tying her current varsity record of 322.14. She has won 12 diving competitions and swept four competitions thus far this season.