Michigan, Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Nov. 9, 2016

Swimmer of the Week
Siobhan Haughey, Michigan
So. - Hong Kong - St. Paul's Secondary School
• Collected four first-place finishes against No. 6 Virginia, including a pool record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.47)
• Won the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.98), the 100-yard freestyle (49.28), the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.47) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:45.35), all of which were NCAA provisional qualifying times
• Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:17.68) and a pair of second-place marks in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:30.92) and the 400-yard medley relay (3:39.16)
• Earns her first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Yirong Bi (Oct. 12, 2016)

Diver of the Week
Anna Filipcic, Nebraska
Sr. - Omaha, Neb. - Omaha Burke High School
• Swept the diving events with a score of 330.52 on the one-meter and 372.30 in the three-meter event in Nebraska’s dual meet against Kansas
• Set a Devaney Natatorium record with a six-dive total of 330.52 on the one-meter platform
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her eighth career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Diver of the Week: Anna Filipcic (Nov. 2, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Beata Nelson, Wisconsin
Madison, Wis. - Verona Area
• Earned six top-five finishes in Wisconsin’s dual meet at Georgia
• Collected a second-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.62) and a fourth-place result in the 100-yard backstroke (54.86)
• Recorded NCAA provisional qualifying times in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events
• Contributed to second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay (1:41.02) and a trio of third-place marks in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.01), the 400-yard medley relay (3:42.72) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.58)
• Earns her second Freshman of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Beata Nelson (Oct. 26, 2016)


 

 

2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Oct. 12
S: Yirong Bi, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Maddie Hart, PSU

Oct. 19
S: Chase Kinney, Sr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH

Oct. 26
S: Lilly King, So., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, So., NU
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 2
S: Kennedy Goss, Jr., IND
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Sarah Bacon, MINN

Nov. 9
S: Siobhan Haughey, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Beata Nelson, WIS