Indiana and Minnesota Take Home Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Awards

Minnesota's Sarah McCrady

Minnesota's Sarah McCrady

Jan. 28, 2014

Swimmer of the Week
Brooklynn Snodgrass, Indiana
So. – Calgary, Alberta – National Sports School

  • Recorded four first-place finishes in Indiana’s Big Ten win over Purdue
  • Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke (53.97 seconds), 200-yard backstroke (1:56.11), 200-yard medley relay (1:40.76) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.20)
  • Her 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke times met NCAA provisional standards
  • Earns her fifth-career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award and eighth weekly honor
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Lindsay Vrooman (Dec. 10, 2013)

Diver of the Week
Sarah McCrady, Minnesota
Sr. – Eagan, Minn. – Eagan High School

  • Placed first in the one-meter (306.83) and three-meter (341.40) diving competitions in Minnesota’s dual meet win over North Carolina State
  • Both dives qualified for NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Earns her fourth-career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Maggie Keefer (Nov. 12, 2013)

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

  • Placed first in the 100-yard butterfly (54.44 seconds), 200-yard butterfly (1:59.59), 200-yard individual medley (2:02.44) and 200-yard medley relay (1:40.76)
  • Her 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly times met NCAA provisional standards
  • Helped Indiana defeat Purdue in a dual meet
  • Collects her fourth Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Gia Dalesandro (Jan. 21, 2014)

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

Jan. 28 
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Sarah McCrady, Sr., MINN
F: Gia Dalesandro, IND