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)