Indiana, Iowa and Ohio State Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Jan. 24, 2012

Swimmer of the Week

Allysa Vavra, Indiana
Sr. – Coaldale, Pa. – Panther Valley

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:51.23), 200-yard breaststroke (2:15.67) and 200-yard individual medley (2:03.84) against Purdue
  • Her 200-yard breaststroke time is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark, while her 1,000-yard freestyle effort ranks in the top 20 nationally
  • Placed fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:31.73)
  • Earns her second weekly award of the season and of her career
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Allysa Vavra (Dec. 6, 2011)

Co-Diver of the Week

Amy Cozad, Indiana
Jr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Decatur Central

  • Recorded first- and third-place finishes on the platform (354.53) and 1-meter (304.88) events, respectively, against Purdue
  • Both scores are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Laura Ryan (Nov. 1, 2011)

Bianca Alvarez, Ohio State
Sr. – Miami, Fla. – Miami Sunset

  • Placed first in the 3-meter (360.23) event against Michigan
  • Her score is an NCAA Zone qualifying mark
  • Earns her second weekly award of the season and the seventh of her career
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Bianca Alvarez (Nov. 8, 2011)

Freshman of the Week

Becky Stoughton, Iowa
Peoria, Ill. – Peoria Notre Dame

  • Produced first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.63), 500-yard freestyle (4:52.27), 1,000-yard freestyle (9:56.86) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.65) against Northwestern
  • Her relay team recorded an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns her second Freshman of the Week honor and the third weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Becky Stoughton (Jan. 10, 2012)

 

 

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

Jan. 24
S: Allysa Vavra, Sr., IND
D: Amy Cozad, Jr., IND
D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU
F: Becky Stoughton, IOWA