Minnesota and Ohio State Collect Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Ohio State's Cheyenne Cousineau was named Diver of the Week.

Nov. 6, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Tori Simenec, Minnesota
So. – Salem, Ore. – Sprague  

  • Posted first-place finishes in all three of her events last weekend
  • Finished first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.25), 200-yard individual medley (2:03.13) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:22.40) in Minnesota’s win over Iowa
  • Earns the first Swimmer of the Week and third total weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Kierra Smith (Oct. 23, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Cheyenne Cousineau, Ohio State
Jr. – Temperance, Michigan – Bedford   

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (315.90) diving event against Denison last weekend
  • The score was a NCAA Zone Diving qualifying mark
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Cheyenne Cousineau (Oct. 30, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Kierra Smith, Minnesota
Kelowna, B.C. – Immaculate Regional 

  • Posted a first-place finish in her lone event last weekend
  • Finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.42) in Minnesota’s win over Iowa
  • Her time was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark
  • Earns the third Freshman of the Week and fourth overall weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Kierra Smith (Oct. 23, 2012)

2012-13 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 2         S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH
                  D: Carey Chen, So., MICH
                  F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU

Oct. 9         S: Tess Behrens, Jr., MINN
                  D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                  F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Oct. 16       S: Jessica Plant, So., MINN
                  S: Ivy Martin, So., WIS
                  D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                  F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 23       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                  D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN
                  F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 30       S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, Fr., IND
                  D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                  D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                  F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Nov. 6        S: Tori Simenec, So., MINN
                  D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU
                  F: Kierra Smith, MINN