Iowa Wins Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Oct. 5, 2016

Swimmer of the Week
Tereysa Lehnertz, Iowa
Jr. - Iowa City, Iowa - Iowa City West
• Claimed Iowa’s lone first-place finish in Iowa’s double dual meet against Notre Dame and Michigan State, clocking in at 2:19.54 in the 200-meter butterfly to win by four-tenths of a second
• Placed second in the 400-meter free relay (4:05.46) and third in the 400-meter medley relay (4:24.63)
• The 2015-16 Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Emma Sougstad (Dec. 16, 2015)

Diver of the Week
Jacintha Thomas, Iowa
So. - Iowa City, Iowa - Iowa City West
• Led Iowa with a pair of top-three finishes in the diving well in Iowa’s double dual meet against Notre Dame and Michigan State
• Tallied first- and third-place finishes in the one-meter (272.85) and three-meter (283.35) diving events, respectively
• Earns her first career Diver of the Week honor 
• Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Morgan Rafferty (Dec. 16, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Hannah Burvill, Iowa
Fr. - Pyrford, Great Britain - Notre Dame Senior School, Cobham
• Collected three top-five finishes in Iowa’s double dual meet against Notre Dame and Michigan State
• Finished third in the 200-meter freestyle (2:08.87), the 100-meter freestyle (:59.45) and the 400-meter medley relay (4:24.63)
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Abbey Schneider (Dec. 16, 2015)

2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA