Michigan and Minnesota Claim First Swimming and Diving Honors of 2010-11

Oct. 12, 2010

Park Ridge, Ill. - The conference office announced on Tuesday the first weekly women's swimming and diving award winners for the 2010-11 season. Minnesota's Jillian Tyler nabbed the weekly swimmer laurel and Michigan's Amanda Lohman was voted Diver of the Week.

Women's Swimmer of the Week
Jillian Tyler - Minnesota
Sr. - Calgary, Alberta - Bishop Carroll

Minnesota's Jillian Tyler opened the 2010-11 season with four even titles last Friday to propel the Gophers over Michigan and Michigan State. Tyler clocked an NCAA qualifying mark of 1:00.86 to win the 100 breaststroke and then claimed the 200 breaststroke in 2:13.59. The Calgary, Alberta, native also led Minnesota in the 200 individual medley, clocking a 2:05.03, and then followed up with a first-place finish in the 400 medley relay in 3:44.39.

Last Minnesota Women's Swimmer of the Week: Melissa Nelson (February 9, 2010)

Women's Diver of the Week
Amanda Lohman - Michigan
Jr. - Pittsburgh, Pa. - Upper St. Clair

Michigan diver Amanda Lohman, a 2010 NCAA Championships qualifier and two-time Big Ten Diver of the Week selection last season, earned a career-best score and took the crown on the three-meter board against Minnesota with 352.50. The Pittsburgh, Pa., native also finished second off the one-meter board with a mark of 308.40.

Last Michigan Women's Diver of the Week: Amanda Lohman (January 5, 2010)