Vavrek Named Swimmer of the Week; Rinaudo Takes Home Diver of the Week

Oct. 9, 2007 


Swimmer of the Week

Jackie Vavrek, Wisconsin

Sr., Chicago, IL./West Chicago


Jackie Vavrek scored three first-place finishes this weekend in route to a Badger triumph over the Phoenix of UW-Green Bay.  The senior swimmer claimed victory in the 50-yard freestyle (23.36), 200-yard medley relay (1:46.54), and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:36.60).  The Chicago native is a two-time first-team All-Big Ten honoree.  Vavrek picks up her first career weekly accolade.


Last WIS SOW: Yi Ting Siow (1/23/07)


Diver of the Week

Ciara Rinaudo, Wisconsin

Fr., Phoenix, Ariz./Phoenix North


In her collegiate debut, Ciara Rinaudo posted a first-place and a third-place finish at the UW-Green Bay dual meet.  Her first-place showing was in the one-meter dive with a score of 214.28, while her third place performance took place on the three-meter diving board (217.73).  This is the freshman diver's first weekly award.


Last WIS DOW: Jenny Hawkins (10/10/06)