Penn State Sweeps Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards




Oct. 19, 2004

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Swimmer of the Week

Nikki Collins, Penn State
SO, Carmel, Ind./Carmel
Collins earns Swimmer of the Week for the second time in her career after earning two first-place finishes against West Virginia. She won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:52.72. Collins just missed an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 500-yard freestyle, as she finished first in 4:54.36.

Diver of the Week

Alison Riccobono, Penn State
SR, Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Riccobono earns Diver of the Week after taking first in both the one-meter and three-meter competitions as the Nittany Lions defeated West Virginia in their season opener. The senior earned a national qualifying score of 257.32 on the 1-meter and posted a mark of 2:59.20 in the 3-meter competition. This is Riccobono's second weekly Conference laurel of her career.