Indiana, Iowa and Ohio State Collect Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Honors

Indiana's Gia Dalesandro

Indiana's Gia Dalesandro

Jan. 21, 2014

Swimmer of the Week
Alex Norris, Ohio State
Sr. – Cincinnati, Ohio – Sycamore

  • Posted six top-two finishes at the Kenyon Winter Invite, helping Ohio State take first among five squads
  • Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.33), 500-yard freestyle (4:48.51), 400-yard individual medley (4:21.77), 400-yard medley relay (3:47.03) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:23.67) and placed second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:44.83)
  • Her times in the 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley set pool records, while she was also part of the 400-yard freestyle relay that set a new pool record
  • Earns the first conference award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Swimmer of the Week: Megan Detro (Nov. 22, 2011)

Diver of the Week
Abby Grilli, Iowa
Jr. – Burr Ridge, Ill. – Hinsdale Central

  • Placed second in the three-meter (303.65) and one-meter (286.70) diving competitions in Iowa’s quad meet versus Illinois, Indiana and Missouri
  • Both dives met NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Earns her third-career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Diver of the Week: Abby Grilli (Dec. 17, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Gia Dalesandro, Indiana
Fr. – Naperville, Ill. – Neuqua Valley

  • Placed first in the 200-yard individual medley (2:03.80), 200-yard medley relay (1:41.22), second in the 100-yard butterfly (54.79 seconds) and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (51.63 seconds)
  • Helped Indiana defeat Illinois, Iowa and Missouri in a quad meet
  • Collects her third Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Gia Dalesandro (Dec. 10, 2013)

 

 

2013-14 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 1   
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Carey Chen, Jr., MICH
F: Emma Sougstad, IOWA

Oct. 8   
S: Ivy Martin, Jr., WIS
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Breanne Siwicki, MINN

Oct. 15 
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Sarah McCrady, Sr., MINN
F: Amy Bopp, OSU

Oct. 22 
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Gia Dalesandro, IND

Oct. 29 
S: Lindsay Vrooman, Sr., IND
D: Michelle Cabassol, So., PUR
F: Olivia Barker, IND

Nov. 5  
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Breanne Siwicki, MINN

Nov. 12
S: Carly Mercer, Sr., PUR
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Lacey Locke, NU

Nov. 19
S: Kierra Smith, So., MINN
D: Abby Grilli, Jr., IOWA
F: Breanne Siwicki, MINN

Nov. 26
S: Carly Mercer, Sr., PUR
D: Casey Matthews, Sr., PUR
F: Lauren Abruzzo, NU

Dec. 10
S: Lindsay Vrooman, Sr., IND
D: Anna Filipcic, Fr., NEB
F: Gia Dalesandro, IND

Dec. 17
S: Lindsay Seemann, Sr., IOWA
D: Abby Grilli, Jr., IOWA
F: Anna Filipcic, NEB

Dec. 24
S: No selection
D: Casey Matthews, Sr., PUR
F: No selection

Jan. 7    
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Casey Matthews, Sr., PUR
F: Meagan Lim, PUR

Jan. 14 
S: Carly Mercer, Sr., PUR
S: Ivy Martin, Jr., WIS
D: Michelle Cabassol, So., PUR
F: Meagan Lim, PUR

Jan. 21 
S: Alex Norris, Sr., OSU
D: Abby Grilli, Jr., IOWA
F: Gia Dalesandro, IND