Michigan and Michigan State Take Home First Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Accolades

Michigan's Carey Chen was named Diver of the Week.

Michigan's Carey Chen was named Diver of the Week.

Oct. 2, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Angela Chokran, Michigan
Jr. – South Elgin, Ill. – St. Charles North 

  • Won two events and placed second in another in Michigan’s season-opening meet against Wisconsin
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.78) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.64) as well as second place in the 200-yard medley relay (1:43.74)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Haley Spencer (Jan. 17, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Carey Chen, Michigan
So. – Vancouver, British Columbia – University Hill Secondary 

  • Won the 1-meter (293.55) and placed second in the 3-meter (292.80) diving events against Wisconsin over the weekend
  • Her 1-meter diving score was a career high
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Diver of the Week: Amanda Lohman (Jan. 31, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Elizabeth Brown, Michigan State
Ashburton, New Zealand  

  • Won her first individual race as a Spartan
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200-meter butterfly (2:25.13)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Alison Menzies (Dec. 13, 2011)

2012-13 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 2         S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                   D: Carey Chen, So., MICH
                   F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU