Indiana and Minnesota Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Plaudits

Gia Dalesandro

Gia Dalesandro

Oct. 22, 2013

Swimmer of the Week
Brooklynn Snodgrass, Indiana
So. – Calgary, Alberta – National Sports School

  • Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke (53.18), 200-yard backstroke (1:54.08) and 400-yard medley relay (3:36.43), second in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:09.25) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:31.94) and third in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.74) at the SMU Classic in Dallas from Oct. 18-19
  • Her 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke times, and marks in the 400 and 800-yard medley relays were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Trio of first place finishes helped guide Indiana to a second-place team finish
  • Earned her third-career Swimmer of the Week award and sixth Big Ten weekly honor
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Brooklynn Snodgrass (Jan. 29, 2013)

Diver of the Week
Maggie Keefer, Minnesota
Sr. – Stillwater, Minn. – Stillwater High School

  • Placed first in the one-meter (298.65) and three-meter (325.05) diving competitions against host Wisconsin from Oct. 18-19
  • Both dives qualified for NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Earned her 12th Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Sarah McCrady (Oct. 15, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Gia Dalesandro, Indiana
Fr. – Naperville, Ill. – Neuqua Valley

  • Finished first in the 400-yard medley relay (3:36.43), second in the 100-yard butterfly (53.35), third in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.74) and also competed in the 200-yard butterfly and 400-yard individual medley at the SMU Classic in Dallas from Oct. 18-19
  • Posted NCAA provisional qualifying times in the 100-yard butterfly and 400-yard medley relay
  • Helped lead Indiana to a second-place team finish
  • Earned her first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Brooklyn Snodgrass (Jan. 29, 2013)

 

 

2013-14 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 1   
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Carey Chen, Jr., MICH
F: Emma Sougstad, Fr., IOWA

Oct. 8   
S: Ivy Martin, Jr., WIS
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Breanne Siwicki, Fr., MINN

Oct. 15 
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Sarah McCrady, Sr., MINN
F: Amy Bopp, Fr., OSU

Oct. 22 
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Gia Dalesandro, Fr., IND