Minnesota Takes Home Women's Swimming And Diving Weekly Accolades

Oct. 11, 2011

Swimmer of the Week

Tess Behrens, Minnesota
So. - Maple Grove, Minn. - Maple Grover Senior High School

  • Won a meet-best five events, including a win in the 200-yard medley relay (1:42.42) that set a new Minnesota vs. Michigan meet record in the Gophers' victory
  • Clocked a 100-yard backstroke time of 54.02, which ranks fourth all-time at Minnesota, and is an NCAA provisional-qualifying mark
  • Also earned wins in the 200-yard backstroke (2:00.74), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.00), and 400-yard medley relay (3:44.82)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Danielle James (Feb. 8, 2011)

Diver of the Week

Maggie Keefer, Minnesota
So. - Stillwater, Minn. - Stillwater High School

  • Won both the 1-meter (313.35) and 3-meter diving (304.20) events against Michigan over the weekend
  • Her 1-meter diving score ranks third all-time at Minnesota
  • Earns her first weekly award of the season and the second of her career
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Kelci Bryant (Feb. 1, 2011)


2011-12 Big Ten Men's Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 11
S: Tess Behrens, So., MINN
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN