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

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

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

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