Nov. 6, 2007
Swimmer of the Week
Jenny Shaughnessy, Minnesota
Jr., Rochester, Minn./ John Marshall
Shaughnessy claimed victory in three of her four events to help Minnesota overtake North Carolina by a score of 208.5-160.5. Her times in the 200- (2:03.30) and 400-yard individual medleys (4:20.25) and 200 freestyle (1:48.90) were season bests and all meet the NCAA `B' standard. The Rochester, Minn., native also participated on the first-place 800 free relay squad, which posted a `B' standard time of 7:23.08. The junior Gopher picks up her first Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honor.
Last MINN SOW: Jillian Tyler (10/16/07)
Diver of the Week
Ashley Karnes, Purdue
So., Bloomington, Ind./ Bloomington North
Karnes placed first in all three of her diving events last week, providing quality points in meets against Notre Dame and Northwestern. The sophomore's execution off the three-meter board versus Northwestern set a season-high score of 293.05, and her mark from Friday's meet against Notre Dame on the one-meter of 271.95 qualified her for the NCAA Zone Regionals. The Indiana native is honored with her first weekly Big Ten award.
Last PUR DOW: Amanda Miller (1/23/07)