Minnesota and Wisconsin Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Wisconsin's Ivy Martin posted five first-place finishes last weekend.

Wisconsin's Ivy Martin posted five first-place finishes last weekend.

Feb. 5, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Ivy Martin, Wisconsin
So. - Madison, Wis. - East 

  • Posted first-place finishes in all five of her events at the Big Ten Quad Duals last weekend
  • Finished first in the 50-yard freestyle (22.32), 100-yard freestyle (49.75), 200-yard medley relay (1:39.92), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:31.38) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:19.82)
  • Her times in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Her time in the 50-yard freestyle was a pool record and ranks sixth nationally this season
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Ivy Martin (Oct. 16, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Jessica Ramberg, Minnesota
Fr. - Forest Lake, Minn. - Forest Lake 

  • Placed first in the three-meter (292.35) and second in the one-meter (288.25) diving events last weekend
  • Both scores were NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Helped the Golden Gophers to three victories at the Big Ten Quad Duals
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Maggie Keefer (Jan. 29, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Kierra Smith, Minnesota
Kelowna, B.C. - Immaculate Regional 

  • Posted two first-place finishes to help No. 13 Minnesota to three victories at the Big Ten Quad Duals last weekend
  • Finished first in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:14.49) and 400-yard individual medley (4:22.51)
  • Her time in the 200-yard breaststroke was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Also placed fifth in the 200-yard medley relay (1:45.59) and sixth in the 200-yard individual medley (2:05.38)
  • Earns the fifth Freshman of the Week honor and seventh weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Lauren Votavo (Jan. 15, 2013)

 

 

2012-13 Big Ten Women's Swimmer, Diver and Freshman of the Week

Oct. 2         S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                    D: Carey Chen, So., MICH
                    F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU

Oct. 9         S: Tess Behrens, Jr., MINN
                    D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                    F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Oct. 16       S: Jessica Plant, So., MINN
                    S: Ivy Martin, So., WIS
                    D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 23       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                    D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 30       S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, Fr., IND
                    D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                    D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                    F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Nov. 6        S: Tori Simenec, So., MINN
                    D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 13       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                    D: Alison Menzies, So., MSU
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 20       S: Carly Mercer, Jr., PUR
                    D: Maddie Miskulin, Jr., PUR
                    F: Shelly Patton, NU

Dec. 4        S: Adrienne Bicek, Sr., MICH
                    D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                    F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH

Dec. 11       S: Becky Stoughton, So., IOWA
                    D: Joelle Christy, So., IOWA
                    F: Olivia Kabacinski, IOWA

Jan. 8         S: Deirdre Jones, Sr., MICH
                    D: No selection
                    F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH

Jan. 15       S: Amy Modglin, Sr., PSU
                    D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                    F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Jan. 22       S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                    D: Joelle Christy, So., IOWA
                    D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                    F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Jan. 29       S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, Fr., IND
                    D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                    F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Feb. 5         S: Ivy Martin, So., WIS
                    D: Jessica Ramberg, Fr., MINN
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN