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

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

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