Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin Claim Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Oct. 21, 2015

Swimmer of the Week
Chase Kinney, Wisconsin
Jr. – Canton, Ohio – Jackson High School
• Claimed first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (22.62), 100-yard freestyle (49.90), 200-yard medley relay (1:40.70) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:21.97) in Wisconsin’s win over Minnesota
• Collected NCAA provisional qualifying times in both individual events
• Times in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle currently rank fourth and eighth in the nation, respectively
• Earns her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Ivy Martin (Feb. 10, 2015)

Diver of the Week
Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Jr. – Wuhan, China – Beijing College of Sports
• Finished first in both springboard events against Wisconsin
• Scored 332.77 points in the one-meter event and 366.68 points in the three-meter competition, recording NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her sixth career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Yu Zhou (Oct. 14, 2015)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Miranda Tucker, Indiana
Fr. – Plymouth, Mich. – Watford Cyber Academy
• Collected one first-place finish and added a pair of second- and third-place touches against Texas and Florida
• Finished first in the 200-long course meter breaststroke (2:31.79), second in the 200-long course meter individual medley (2:21.07) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.90) and third in the 100-long course meter breaststroke (1:10.34) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.29)
• Earned NCAA provisional qualifying times in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Jessica Parratto (Dec. 23, 2014)

Jess Unicomb, Wisconsin
Fr. – Gold Coast, Australia – All Saints Anglican School
• Recorded three first-place finishes and added a fourth-place touch against Minnesota
• Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke (54.60), 200-yard backstroke (1:57.45) and 200-yard medley relay (1:40.70), and collected fourth in the 200-yard individual medley (2:04.64)
• Earned NCAA provisional qualifying marks in both backstroke events
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Collects the first Freshman of the Week award for Wisconsin

2015-16 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 7
S: Joanna Wu, Sr., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo, PSU

Oct. 14
S: Samantha Harding, Sr., MINN
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Oct. 21
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS