Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Jan. 31, 2012

Swimmer of the Week

Beckie Thompson, Wisconsin
Sr. – New Berlin, Wis. – New Berlin West

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (22.40), 100-yard freestyle (50.35) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:32.31) at the Big Ten Quad Duals
  • Her 50-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle relay times are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Placed third and recorded another provisional time in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:22.93)
  • Earns her second weekly award of the season and of her career
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Beckie Thompson (Nov. 15, 2011)

Diver of the Week

Amanda Lohman, Michigan
Sr. – Pittsburgh, Pa. – Upper St. Clair

  • Placed first and set personal bests in the 1- (323.77) and 3-meter (363.15) events against Michigan State
  • Both scores are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
  • Earns her third weekly award of the season and the seventh of her career
  • Last Michigan Diver of the Week: Amanda Lohman (Jan. 17, 2012)

Freshman of the Week

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

  • Produced first-place finishes and NCAA provisional qualifying times in the 500-yard freestyle (4:47.28), 1,650-yard freestyle (16:27.77), 200-yard backstroke (1:58.38) and 400-yard individual medley (4:17.44) at the Shamrock Invitational
  • Placed second and fifth, respectively, in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:31.92) and 400-yard medley relay (3:47.64)
  • Earns her third Freshman of the Week honor and the fourth weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Becky Stoughton (Jan. 24, 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

Jan. 31
S: Beckie Thompson, Sr., WIS
D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH
D: Becky Stoughton, IOWA