Nittany Lions Sweep Weekly Awards

Jan. 30, 2007

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Swimmer of the Week
Kelly Nelson, Penn State
So., West Chester, Pa./West Chester East
Nelson won two events and helped three relay teams to first-place finishes as No. 15 Penn State swept No. 19 Notre Dame, Oakland, West Virginia and UConn at the Shamrock Invitational. The sophomore posted NCAA "B" times as the winner of the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.20) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:00.07). This is Nelson's second career award and her second of the season.

Last PSU SOW: Kelly Nelson (11/28/06)

Diver of the Week
Kimberlee Peifer, Penn State
Sr., Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff
Peifer took third in both springboard events at the five-team Shamrock Invitational last weekend with a score of 260.05 off the one-meter board and a total of 252.95 off the three-meter. The senior had the highest scoring average of any of the event's 15 divers and was the only one to finish in the top three of both events. The award is the first of Peifer's career and the first for a Penn State diver this season.

Last PSU DOW: Alison Riccobono (11/30/04)