Indiana, Northwestern and Wisconsin Earn Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Oct. 26, 2016

Swimmer of the Week
Lilly King, Indiana
So. - Evansville, Ind. - F.J. Reitz
• Collected six top-three finishes against Texas and Florida, including a pair of first-place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke against Texas (1:01.19) and Florida (1:09.05)
• Recorded NCAA provisional qualifying times against Texas in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:01.19) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:11.84)
• Contributed to a pair of second-place marks in the 200-yard medley relay against Texas (1:40.51) and Florida (1:55.72)
• Earns her third career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Lilly King (Jan. 20, 2016)

Diver of the Week
Olivia Rosendahl, Northwestern
So. - Los Angeles, Calif. - Immaculate Heart
• Swept the diving events with a score of 314.18 on the one-meter and 308.03 in the three-meter event en route to Northwestern victories over Chicago, UIC and Olivet Nazarene
• Recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her second career Diver of the Week honor 
• Last Northwestern Diver of the Week: Olivia Rosendahl (Jan. 27, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Beata Nelson, Wisconsin
Madison, Wis. - Verona Area
• Recorded four top-three finishes in Wisconsin’s dual meet against North Carolina State
• Took second in the 200-yard backstroke (1:58.38) and third in the 100-yard backstroke (54.21), earning NCAA provisional qualifying marks in both events
• Contributed to second- and third-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay (1:41.55) and the 400-yard medley relay (3:40.75)
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Hazel Hertting (Feb. 10, 2016)


 

 

2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Oct. 12
S: Yirong Bi, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Maddie Hart, PSU

Oct. 19
S: Chase Kinney, Sr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH

Oct. 26
S: Lilly King, So., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, So., NU
F: Beata Nelson, WIS