Jan. 25, 2005
Swimmer of the Week
Brielle Bovee, Northwestern
SR, Winter Park, Fla./Lake Highland Prep
Bovee swept all four individual events she competed in over the weekend as the senior helped the Wildcats to a 2-0 record on the week, with wins over Illinois (173-136) and Michigan (168-132). Against Illinois, the Winter Park, Fla., native set career bests and provisional times in both the 100- (1:03.66) and 200-yard (2:16.51) breastroke events. Bovee bettered her 100-yard breaststroke time against Michigan as she finished first in 1:03.62 and also claimed the event title in the 200-yard breastroke for the second straight meet. As part of the winning 400-yard medley relay team, she swam a 1:04.22 breaststroke split.
Diver of the Week
Leanne Dumais, Northwestern
SO, Ventura, Calif./Buena
Dumais claimed four events titles last week, as Northwestern defeated Conference opponents Illinois and Michigan. The sophomore dominated the competition on Friday against Illinois with victories off the 1- (270.60) and 3-meter (284.25) boards. Dumais followed with a repeat performance on Saturday as the Wildcats outdistanced the Wolverines to claim their third victory over a ranked opponent this season. The Ventura, Calif., native held off Michigan diver Elyse Lee by just .15 points to win the 1-meter (268.65) competition and finished first off the 3-meter board with 273.68 points.