Michigan and Minnesota Earn Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Minnesota's Maggie Keefer was named Big Ten Diver of the Week

Dec. 4, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Swimmer of the Week
Adrienne Bicek, Michigan
Sr. – Downers Grove, Ill. – Downers Grove North   

  • Posted two first-, one second- and two third-place finishes to lead the Wolverines to the team title at the Hawkeye Invitational last weekend
  • Finished first in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:13.51) and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:17.25), second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:43.28) and third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:01.13) and 400-yard individual medley (4:16.04)
  • Her times in the 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Angela Chokran (Oct. 2, 2012)

Diver of the Week
Maggie Keefer, Minnesota
Jr. – Stillwater, Minn. - Stillwater  

  • Placed first in the 1-meter (318.65) and 3-meter (326.40) diving events at the Jean Freeman Invite last weekend
  • Both scores were season-highs and NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks
  • Earns the eighth weekly award of her career and third of the season
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Maggie Keefer (Oct. 30, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Marni Oldershaw, Michigan
Oakville, Ontario – Iroquois Ridge 

  • Posted three first-, one second-  and one third-place finish as Michigan won the team title at the Hawkeye Invitational last weekend
  • Finished first in the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.25), 400-yard individual medley (4:13.36) and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:17.25), second in the 200-yard butterfly (2:00.41) and third in the 200-yard backstroke (1:58.10)
  • Her times in the 200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley and 200-yard backstroke were NCAA provisional qualifying marks
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: N/A

 

 

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

Nov. 13       S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN
                   D: Alison Menzies, So., MSU
                    F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 20       S: Carly Mercer, Jr., PUR
                   D: Maddie Miskulin, Jr., PUR
                   F: Shelly Patton, NU

Dec. 4        S: Adrienne Bicek, Sr., MICH
                   D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN
                   F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH