Minnesota and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Swimming and Diving Awards

Nov. 4, 2008

Swimmer of the Week


Jillian Tyler, Minnesota
So., Calgary, Alberta / Bishop Carrol

Tyler went a perfect 5-for-5 in event wins in a 217-151 dual meet victory at No. 16 North Carolina.  The sophomore earned NCAA consideration times in the 100- and 200-yard breastroke, timing in at 1:00.72 and 2:11.73, respectively.  Her final individual win was in the 200 individual medley as she clocked a 2:01.69.  All three individuals races were meet records.  The Canadian also swam a leg on the winning 200 (1:42.15) and 400 medley relay squads (3:43.16).  Tyler garners the third weekly honor of her career.  
Last MINN SOW: Stacy Busack (11/4/08)

Diver of the Week

Emily Cheffins, Wisconsin
Jr., Calgary, Alberta / Western

Against No. 1 Arizona, Cheffins took home top honors and recorded a personal-best in the one-meter diving competition and placed second from the three-meter height.  Her respective one- and three-meter scores of 293.02 and 294.68 exceeded the NCAA qualifying marks making her eligible for the Zone Diving meet in March.  Cheffins is awarded her first Big Ten Diver of the Week accolade.  
Last WIS DOW: Ciara Rinaudo (10/16/07)