Minnesota, Northwestern and Purdue Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Awards

Lacey Locke

Nov. 12, 2013

Swimmer of the Week
Carly Mercer, Purdue
Sr. - Fishers, Ind. - Hamilton Southeastern

  • Posted four first-place finishes in a tri-meet with Ohio State and Northwestern
  • Finished first in the 50-yard freestyle (23.14), 100-yard freestyle (49.71), 200-yard freestyle (1:48.07) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:23.03)
  • Her 100-yard freestyle time was an NCAA provision qualifying mark
  • Guided the Boilermakers to wins over both the Buckeyes (157-143) and Wildcats (202-97)
  • Earns her second-career Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Swimmer of the Week: Tracy Glaser (Feb. 12, 2013)

Diver of the Week
Maggie Keefer, Minnesota
Sr. - Stillwater, Minn. - Stillwater High School

  • Placed first in the one-meter (300.40) and three-meter (342.85) diving competitions against North Dakota
  • Both dives qualified for NCAA Zone Diving standards
  • Led Minnesota to a 179-114 victory over North Dakota
  • Earns the 14th Diver of the Week honor of her career and fourth of the season
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Maggie Keefer (Nov. 5, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Lacey Locke, Northwestern
Fr. - Carmel, Ind. - Carmel  

  • Recorded four first-place finishes in a pair of weekend tri-meets
  • Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke (55:18) and 200-yard backstroke (2:00.02) against Purdue and Ohio State
  • Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke (55.82) and 200-yard backstroke (1:59.95) versus Wyoming and Illinois-Chicago
  • Helped the Wildcats defeat Wyoming (159-141) and UIC (210-86)
  • Collects her first-career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Shelly Patton (Nov. 20, 2012) 

 

 

2013-14 Big Ten Women's Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 1   
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Carey Chen, Jr., MICH
F: Emma Sougstad, IOWA

Oct. 8   
S: Ivy Martin, Jr., WIS
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Breanne Siwicki, MINN

Oct. 15 
S: Ali DeLoof, So., MICH
D: Sarah McCrady, Sr., MINN
F: Amy Bopp, OSU

Oct. 22 
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Gia Dalesandro, IND

Oct. 29 
S: Lindsay Vrooman, Sr., IND
D: Michelle Cabassol, So., PUR
F: Olivia Barker, IND

Nov. 5  
S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Breanne Siwicki, MINN

Nov. 12 S:
Carly Mercer, Sr., PUR
D: Maggie Keefer, Sr., MINN
F: Lacey Locke, NU