Iowa and Ohio State Take Home Women's Swimming And Diving Weekly Accolades

Nov. 8, 2011

Swimmer of the Week

Becky Stoughton, Iowa
Fr. – Peoria, Ill. – Peoria Notre Dame

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:39.44), 500-yard freestyle (4:47.18) and 400-yard individual medley (4:17.60), which are NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Broke her previous 1,000 freestyle time by 11 seconds to set a Hawkeye record
  • Notched school and pool records in the 500 freestyle and 400 individual medley
  • Has set 12 total Iowa and pool records in four meets this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Katarina Tour (Dec. 14, 2010)

Diver of the Week

Bianca Alvarez, Ohio State
Sr. – Miami, Fla. – Miami Sunset

  • Won the 1-meter (336.60) and 3-meter (400.35) events against Virginia Tech, Cleveland State and Denison over the weekend
  • Both event scores are NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns her first weekly award of the season and the sixth of her career
  • Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Katie Bell (Feb. 8, 2011)


2011-12 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 11
S: Tess Behrens, So., MINN
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Oct. 18
S: Amy Katz, Fr., PUR
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Oct. 25
S: Amy Modglin, Jr., PSU
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Felicitas Lenz, Jr., NU

Nov. 1
S: Ashley Wanland, Sr., WIS
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Nov. 8
S: Becky Stoughton, Fr., IOWA
D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU