Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska Earn Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Nov. 2, 2016

Co-Swimmer of the Week
Kennedy Goss, Indiana
Jr. - Toronto, Ontario - Northern Secondary
• Collected four top-five finishes against No. 11 Tennessee, including a pair of first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.63) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:50.59)
• The 2015-16 Academic All-Big Ten honoree recorded a second-place finish and NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.63)
• Contributed to a fourth-place mark in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:28.15)
• Earns her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Lilly King (Oct. 26, 2016)

Co-Swimmer of the Week
Emma Sougstad, Iowa
Sr. - Forest City, Iowa - Forest City
• Tallied two of Iowa's five individual victories against No. 16 Minnesota, including first-place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:01.33) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.87)
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree earned an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:01.33)
• Contributed to second- and sixth-place marks in the 200-yard medley relay (1:42.46) and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.75), respectively
• Earns her fourth career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Tereysa Lehnertz (Oct. 5, 2016)

Diver of the Week
Anna Filipcic, Nebraska
Sr. - Omaha, Nebraska - Omaha Burke High School
• Swept the diving events with a score of 322.05 on the one-meter and 356.48 in the three-meter event en route to a victory over Northern Iowa
• Set a new pool record with her one-meter dive score of 322.05
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her seventh career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Diver of the Week: Anna Filipcic (Oct. 12, 2016)


 

 

Freshman of the Week
Sarah Bacon, Minnesota
Indianapolis, Ind. - Cardinal Ritter
• Earned a pair of first-place finishes to help the Golden Gophers defeat Iowa
• Won the one-meter (317.85) and three-meter (377.10) diving events 
• Recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Rachel Munson (Nov. 18, 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

Nov. 2
S: Kennedy Goss, Jr., IND
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Sarah Bacon, MINN