Iowa Sweeps Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Dec. 14, 2016

Swimmer of the Week
Emma Sougstad, Iowa
Sr. - Forest City, Iowa - Forest City
• Earned 38 of Iowa’s 197 points after swimming to four first-place finishes in a dual-meet victory over in-state rival Iowa State, including a first-place result in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.70)
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree touched first in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events, recording NCAA “B” standard qualifying times of 1:01.08 and 2:14.06, respectively
• Contributed to a first-place showing in the 200-medley relay (1:39.62)
• Earns her fifth career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Emma Sougstad (Nov. 2, 2016)

Diver of the Week
Thelma Strandberg, Iowa
Fr. - Kristiansand, Norway - Kristiansand Katedralskole Gimle
• Swept the diving events in Iowa’s Cy-Hawk Series victory over Iowa State, scoring 278.15 in the one-meter event and 297.35 in the three-meter event
• Recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
• Earns her first career Diver of the Week honor 
• Last Iowa Diver of the Week: Jacintha Thomas (Oct. 5, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Hannah Burvill, Iowa
Pyrford, Great Britain - Notre Dame Senior School, Cobham
• Collected four first-place finishes in Iowa’s dual-meet victory over in-state rival Iowa State
• Touched first in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle events, recording NCAA “B” standard qualifying times of 49.74 and 1:47.37, respectively
• Contributed to first-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay with times of 1:39.61 and 3:24.78, respectively
• Earns her second Freshman of the Week award
• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Hannah Burvill (Oct. 5, 2016)


 

 


2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Oct. 12
S: Yirong Bi, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Maddie Hart, PSU

Oct. 19
S: Chase Kinney, Sr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH

Oct. 26
S: Lilly King, So., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, So., NU
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 2
S: Kennedy Goss, Jr., IND
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Sarah Bacon, MINN

Nov. 9
S: Siobhan Haughey, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 16
S: Lilly King, So., IND
S: Liz Li, Jr., OSU
D: Taylor Pamplin, So., IND
F: Lindsey Horejsi, MINN

Nov. 23
S: Vera Koprivova, So., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Valerie Gruest Slowing, NU

Dec. 7
S: Cierra Runge, So., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Lindsey Horejsi, MINN

Dec. 14
S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Thelma Strandberg, Fr., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA