Dec. 5, 2006
Swimmer of the Week
Yuen Kobayashi, Minnesota
So., Osaka, Japan/Kindai
Kobayashi set two NCAA automatic qualifying times and three provisional qualifying marks as Minnesota placed third at the Georgia invitational last weekend. The sophomore recorded "A" times in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:18.83) in a first-place finish and in the 500 free (4:44.61), placing third. This is Kobayashi's first career honor and the first for the Gophers this season.
Last MINN SOW: Katie Wind (10/11/05)
Diver of the Week
Amanda Miller, Purdue
Sr., Centreville, Va./Centreville
Miller placed first in both springboard events at the Ohio State Invitational last weekend. The senior took the one-meter with a score of 293.3 before winning the three-meter by nearly 10 points at 325.75. This is Miller's fourth career award and her third of the year.
Last PUR DOW: Amanda Miller (11/7/06)