Dec. 12, 2006
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Swimmer of the Week
Alison Gschwend, Iowa
So., Champaign, Ill./Centennial
Gschwend recorded three first-place finishes as the Hawkeyes downed Iowa State, 181.5-117.5, on Friday. The sophomore posted a collegiate-best time of 2:09.43 in the 200-yard individual medley despite finishing second, while placing first in the 100 (57.55) and 200 backstroke (2:06.43) before leading off the first-place 200 medley relay team (1:46.44). This is Gschwend's first career honor.
Last IOWA SOW: Robin Samples (2/7/06)
Diver of the Week
Katie Edwards, Michigan State
Sr., Livonia, Mich./Livonia Stevenson
Edwards swept the springboard events as she helped the Spartans to a 150-150 tie against Ball State on Saturday. The senior took the one-meter with a score of 275.18 before posting a 279.38 mark off the three-meter. This is the first weekly honor of Edwards' career.
Last MSU DOW: Rachel Hagerman (12/13/05)