Haglund, Loukas Awarded Athlete of the Week Accolades

Jan. 27, 2009

Swimmer of the Week

Karie Haglund, Penn State
Sr., Marietta, Ga. / Walton

Haglund posted three first-place finishes, including two individual events, to lead Penn State in a 109-58 dual-meet victory over Rutgers.  The senior notched times of 1:02.57 and 2:16.47 in the 100- and 200-yard breastrokes, respectively.  She also teamed up with Sarah Baker, Michelle Myers and Kelly Nelson to win the 200 medley relay in a time of 1:43.78.  The Marietta, Ga., native collects her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award. 

Last PSU SOW: Caitlin Meehan (1/20/09)

Diver of the Week

Christina Loukas, Indiana
Sr., Riverwoods, Ill. / Deerfield

For the third-consecutive week, Loukas brings home Big Ten Diver of the Week honors.  This marks the senior’s 11th career award as she continues to add to her all-time weekly accolade record.  Loukas scored her highest point total of the season from the three-meter board, posting a 381.15, just six points off her career best.  The Riverwoods, Ill., native won the event by more than 70 points in a dual meet victory over Purdue last weekend. 

Last IND DOW: Christina Loukas (1/20/09)