Michigan, Minnesota and Northwestern Claim Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Nov. 4, 2015

Swimmer of the Week
Ali DeLoof, Michigan
Sr. – Groose Pointe, Mich. – Grosse Pointe South
• Collected a pair of first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (22.64) and 100-yard backstroke (52.95), while adding a second-place mark in the 100-yard freestyle (48.72) against No. 20 Penn State and No. 4 Virginia
• Times in all three events were NCAA provisional qualifying times
• Contributed to first-place finishes in the 400-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard medley relay, and second-place tallies in the 200-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay
• Earns her seventh career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Ali DeLoof (Jan. 13, 2015)

Diver of the Week
Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Jr. – Wuhan, China – Beijing College of Sports
• Swept the springboard diving events in No. 17 Minnesota’s dual meet win over Iowa
• Scored 338.55 points in the one-meter event and 392.25 points in the three-meter competition, recording NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her seventh career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Yu Zhou (Oct. 21, 2015)

Co-Freshmen of the Week
Siobhan Haughey, Michigan
Fr. – Hong Kong – St. Paul’s Secondary School
• Recorded a trio of first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:46.31), 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard freestyle (48.45) against No. 20 Penn State and No. 4 Virginia
• Marks in all three events were NCAA provisional qualifying times
• Contributed to first-place finishes in the 400-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard medley relay, and second-place tallies in the 200-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay
• Collects her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Clara Smiddy (Jan. 27, 2015)

Olivia Rosendahl, Northwestern
Fr. – Los Angeles, Calif. – Immaculate Heart
• Swept the springboard events in Northwestern’s win over Illinois
• Scores of 277.95 in one-meter diving and 349.50 in the three-meter event are NCAA Zone qualifying marks
• Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Mary Warren (Jan. 20, 2015)

2015-16 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 7
S: Joanna Wu, Sr., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo, PSU

Oct. 14
S: Samantha Harding, Sr., MINN
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Oct. 21
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Oct. 28
S: Samantha Stratford, So., ILL
S: Lindsey Clary, Jr., OSU
D: Madeline Sewell, Jr., MSU
F: Megan Vuong, ILL
F: Julia Oppedisano, MSU

Nov. 4
S: Ali DeLoof, Sr., MICH
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhan Haughey, MICH
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU