Oct. 23, 2007
Swimmer of the Week
Caitlin Meehan, Penn State
Jr., West Chester, Pa./ West Chester East
In her first meet of the year, Meehan posted three first-place finishes directing the Nittany Lions to an impressive 227-73 win over West Virginia. Her times in the 100-(1:03.33) and 200-yard (2:16.56) breaststrokes met NCAA `B' standards. Meehan's involvement in the 400 medley relay lead to a winning time of 3:44.03 which also hit the NCAA `B' time. The junior swimmer also took part in the third-place 400 freestyle relay squad that posted a time of 3:32.80. The junior from West Chester, Pa. collects her first weekly Big Ten honor.
Last PSU SOW: Kelly Nelson (1/30/07)
Diver of the Week
Danielle Williams, Michigan State
Jr., Dorchester, Ontario/Clark Read
Williams out-dove the competition this weekend, notching two first-place finishes in the 157-141 win over Illinois. The Spartan junior keyed MSU divers to a 30-6 point advantage. Off the one-meter board she totaled 321.08 and scored 302.40 from the three-meter. The diver from Ontario picks up her first weekly award.
Last MSU DOW: Kate Edwards (12/12/06)