Minnesota and Wisconsin Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Wisconsin's Ivy Martin was named Co-Swimmer of the Week.

Wisconsin's Ivy Martin was named Co-Swimmer of the Week.

Oct. 16, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Co-Swimmers of the Week
Jessica Plant, Minnesota
So. – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Miles Macdonnel Collegiate 

  • Posted new meet records and won all three events she competed in last weekend
  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke (56.73), 200-yard backstroke (2:01.71) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:28.30)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Tess Behrens (Oct. 9, 2012)

Ivy Martin, Wisconsin
So. – Madison, Wis.  

  • Won four events in leading Wisconsin to victories over Milwaukee and Green Bay last weekend
  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (23.25), 100-yard freestyle (51.13), 200-yard medley relay (1:46.19) and 400-yard medley relay (3:48.36)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Beckie Thompson (Jan. 31, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Maggie Keefer, Minnesota
Jr. – Stillwater, Minn. – Stillwater  

  • Won the 1-meter (289.72) and 3-meter (302.25) diving events against Iowa State over the weekend
  • Both event scores are NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns the sixth weekly award of her career and first of the season
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Sarah McCrady (Oct. 9, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Kierra Smith, Minnesota
Kelowna, B.C. – Immaculate Regional

  • Posted two meet records and career-best times in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley
  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.77) and 200-yard individual medley (2:04.48), and a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (57.82)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Lauren Votava (Oct. 9, 2012)

 

 

2012-13 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 2         S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                  D: Carey Chen, So., MICH
                  F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU

Oct. 9         S: Tess Behrens, Jr., MINN
                  D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                  F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Oct. 16       S: Jessica Plant, So., MINN
                      Ivy Martin, So., WIS
                  D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                  F: Kierra Smith, MINN

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