Ohio State and Wisconsin Claim Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Feb. 10, 2016

Swimmer of the Week
Danielle Valley, Wisconsin
Jr. – Bradenton, Fla. – Lakewood Ranch
• Finished first in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16:14.76 en route to a Wisconsin win over Green Bay
• Time in the mile currently ranks in the top 20 in the nation, and is an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
• Broke the Wisconsin Natatorium pool record by over 10 seconds
• Earns her second career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Chase Kinney (Feb. 3, 2016)

Diver of the Week
Hannah Thek, Ohio State
So. – Melborne, Australia – Methodist Ladies’ College
• Swept the springboard events with a score of 322.28 on one-meter and 371.70 in three-meter diving en route to an Ohio State win over Wright State
• Scores in both events are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
• Remains undefeated in diving events in 2016
• Earns her first career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Cheyenne Cousineau (Jan. 22, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Hazel Hertting, Wisconsin
Appleton, Wis. – Neenah
• Swept the springboard events with personal-best scores of 298.58 on one-meter and 337.27 in three-meter diving en route to a Wisconsin win over Green Bay
• Scores in both events are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jess Unicomb (Jan. 13, 2016)

2015-16 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 7
S: Joanna Wu, Sr., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo, PSU

Oct. 14
S: Samantha Harding, Sr., MINN
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Oct. 21
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Oct. 28
S: Samantha Stratford, So., ILL
S: Lindsey Clary, Jr., OSU
D: Madeline Sewell, Jr., MSU
F: Megan Vuong, ILL
F: Julia Oppedisano, MSU

Nov. 4
S: Ali DeLoof, Sr., MICH
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhan Haughey, MICH
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Nov. 11
S: Gia Dalesandro, Jr., IND
S: Allie Davis, Sr., PUR
D: Addison Walkowiak, So., RU
F: Lilly King, IND

Nov. 18
S: Brooke Zeiger, So., MINN
S: Casey Francis, Jr., PSU
D: Lacey Houser, Sr., IND
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Nov. 25
S: Liz Li, So., OSU
S: Emily Fogle, Sr., PUR
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Dec. 9
S: Lilly King, Fr., IND
D: Lexi Tenenbaum, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Dec. 16
S: Emma Sougstad, Jr., IOWA
D: Morgan Rafferty, So., IOWA
F: Abbey Schneider, IOWA

Dec. 23
S: Annika Winsnes, Jr., NU
D: Mary Beth Dunnichay, Sr., PUR
F: Alex Grimes, NU

Jan. 6
S: Emily Kopas, So., MICH
S: Allie Davis, Sr., PUR
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH

Jan. 13
S: Danielle Valley, Jr., WIS
D: Addison Walkowiak, So., RU
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Jan. 20
S: Lilly King, Fr., IND
S: Clara Smiddy, So., MICH
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Jan. 27
S: Kaersten Meitz, So., PUR
D/F: Olivia Rosendahl, Fr., NU
F: Lilly King, IND

Feb. 3
S/F: Siobhain Haughey, Fr., MICH
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN

Feb. 10
S: Danielle Valley, Jr., WIS
D: Hannah Thek, So., OSU
F: Hazel Hertting, WIS