Michigan and Minnesota Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Accolades

Amanda Lohman earns her second consecutive Big Ten Diver of the Award award.

Jan. 17, 2012

Co-Swimmer of the Week

Alexa Mehesan, Michigan
Sr. - Des Moines, Iowa - Valley

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (23.23), 100-yard butterfly (54.62) and 200-yard medley relay (1:42.34) against Northwestern and Notre Dame
  • Placed second in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:25.74)
  • Her 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard medley relay times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns her first career weekly award
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Caitlin Dauw (Jan. 10, 2012)

Haley Spencer, Minnesota
Jr. - O'Fallon, Mo. - Fort Zumwalt West

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.71), 200-yard breaststroke (2:16.03) and 200-yard individual medley (2:03.86) against Missouri
  • Placed second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:42.87)
  • Her 100- and 200-yard breaststroke times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns her first career weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Tess Behrens (Oct. 11, 2011)

Diver of the Week

Amanda Lohman, Michigan
Sr. -  Pittsburgh, Pa. - Upper St. Clair

  • Placed first in the 3-meter (347.50) and second in the 1-meter (311.05) events against Northwestern and Notre Dame
  • Her 1-meter score is a personal best
  • Earns her second weekly award of the season and the fifth of her career
  • Last Michigan Diver of the Week: Amanda Lohman (Jan. 10, 2012)

Freshman of the Week

Tori Simenec, Minnesota
Salem, Ore. - Sprague

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 200-yard butterfly (2:02.43) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.16) over the weekend
  • Placed second in the 100-yard butterfly (55.19) and 200-yard medley relay (1:42.87)
  • Both relay times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: N/A

 

 

 

2011-12 Big Ten Women's Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 11
S: Tess Behrens, So., MINN
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Oct. 18
S: Amy Katz, Fr., PUR
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Oct. 25
S: Amy Modglin, Jr., PSU
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Felicitas Lenz, Jr., NU

Nov. 1
S: Ashley Wanland, Sr., WIS
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Nov. 8
S: Becky Stoughton, Fr., IOWA
D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU

Nov. 15
S: Beckie Thompson, Sr., WIS
D: Cosima Lenz, So., NU

Nov. 22
S: Megan Detro, Jr., OSU
D: Sarah Clay, Sr., MSU

Nov. 29
S: No Selection
D: No Selection

Dec. 6
S: Allysa Vavra, Sr., IND
D: Veronica Rydze, Sr., IOWA

Dec. 13
S: Abbey Tuchscherer, So., IOWA
S: Jenny Rusch, Jr., MSU
D: Alison Menzies, Fr., MSU
F: Alison Menzies, MSU

Jan. 10
S: Caitlin Dauw, Sr., MICH
D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH
F: Becky Stoughton, IOWA

Jan. 17
S: Alexa Mehesan, Sr., MICH
S: Haley Spencer, Jr., MINN
D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH
F: Tori Simenec, MINN