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

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