Iowa and Michigan State Take Home Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Accolades

Dec. 13, 2011

Co-Swimmer of the Week

Abbey Tuchscherer, Iowa
So. – Oshkosh, Wis. – Oshkosh West

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (54.77) and 200-yard butterfly (2:01.17), which are personal collegiate bests
  • Her 100- and 200-yard butterfly times both rank second in school history
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Becky Stoughton (Nov. 8, 2011)

Jenny Rusch, Michigan State
Jr. – Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. – Grosse Pointe North

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (24.09) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:33.78) against Ball State
  • Placed third in the 100-yard freestyle (53.44) and 200-yard medley relay (1:48.33)
  • Holds the top times for the Spartans in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle this season
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan State Swimmer of the Week: Heather Kiluk (Dec. 16, 2008)

Diver of the Week/Freshman of the Week

Alison Menzies, Michigan State
Winston Salem, N.C. – Ronald Reagan

  • Finished second in the 3-meter (275.77) and third place in the 1-meter (246.37) events against Ball State
  • Recorded personal-bests in both events
  • Earns the first weekly awards of her career
  • Last Michigan State Diver of the Week: Sarah Clay (Nov. 22, 2011)
  • Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: N/A

 

2011-12 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 11
S: Tess Behrens, So., MINN
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Oct. 18
S: Amy Katz, Fr., PUR
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN


 

 

Oct. 25
S: Amy Modglin, Jr., PSU
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Felicitas Lenz, Jr., NU

Nov. 1
S: Ashley Wanland, Sr., WIS
D: Laura Ryan, So., IND
D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

Nov. 8
S: Becky Stoughton, Fr., IOWA
D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU

Nov. 15
S: Beckie Thompson, Sr., WIS
D: Cosima Lenz, So., NU

Nov. 22
S: Megan Detro, Jr., OSU
D: Sarah Clay, Sr., MSU

Nov. 29
S: No Selection
D: No Selection

Dec. 6
S: Allysa Vavra, Sr., IND
D: Veronica Rydze, Sr., IOWA

Dec. 13
S: Abbey Tuchscherer, So., IOWA
S: Jenny Rusch, Jr., MSU
D: Alison Menzies, Fr., MSU
F: Alison Menzies, MSU