Iowa Sweeps Women’s Swimming and Diving Accolades

Dec. 16, 2015

Swimmer of the Week
Emma Sougstad, Iowa
Jr. – Forest City, Iowa – Forest City
• Recorded first-place finishes and Beyer Pool records in all four events she competed in, leading Iowa to a 198-101 dual meet win over Iowa State
• Earned NCAA provisional qualifying times in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.39), 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.50) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.95), while contributing to a mark of 1:40.29 in the 200-medley relay
• The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her third career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
• Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Emma Sougstad (Dec. 16, 2014)

Diver of the Week
Morgan Rafferty, Iowa
So. – West Des Moines, Iowa – Valley
• Collected first- and second-place finishes in the one-meter event (296.02) and three-meter diving competition (309.98), respectively against Iowa State
• Recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events, and a career-best mark on the three-meter board
• Earns her first career Diver of the Week honor
• Last Iowa Diver of the Week: Abby Grilli (Jan. 21, 2014)

Freshman of the Week
Abbey Schneider, Iowa
Fr. – Fishers, Ind. – Fishers
• Earned two first-place touches in the 500-yard freestyle (4:53.32) and 1,000-yard freestyle (10:03.34) against Iowa State
• Times in both events are career bests for the freshman
• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Emma Sougstad, (Oct. 1, 2013)

2015-16 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 7
S: Joanna Wu, Sr., RU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo, PSU

Oct. 14
S: Samantha Harding, Sr., MINN
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Oct. 21
S: Chase Kinney, Jr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Oct. 28
S: Samantha Stratford, So., ILL
S: Lindsey Clary, Jr., OSU
D: Madeline Sewell, Jr., MSU
F: Megan Vuong, ILL
F: Julia Oppedisano, MSU

Nov. 4
S: Ali DeLoof, Sr., MICH
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhan Haughey, MICH
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Nov. 11
S: Gia Dalesandro, Jr., IND
S: Allie Davis, Sr., PUR
D: Addison Walkowiak, So., RU
F: Lilly King, IND

Nov. 18
S: Brooke Zeiger, So., MINN
S: Casey Francis, Jr., PSU
D: Lacey Houser, Sr., IND
F: Miranda Tucker, IND
F: Rachel Munson, MINN

Nov. 25
S: Liz Li, So., OSU
S: Emily Fogle, Sr., PU
D: Yu Zhou, Jr., MINN
F: Olivia Rosendahl, NU

Dec. 9
S: Lilly King, Fr., IND
D: Lexi Tenenbaum, Jr., MINN
F: Siobhain Haughey, MICH
F: Jess Unicomb, WIS

Dec. 16
S: Emma Sougstad, Jr., IOWA
D: Morgan Rafferty, So., IOWA
F: Abbey Schneider, IOWA