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Iowa Sweeps Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards


This news story was published on December 13, 2012.
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Swimmer of the Week:

Becky Stoughton, Iowa

So. – Peoria, Ill. – Peoria Notre Dame

· Posted first-place finishes in all three of her events to lead the Hawkeyes to a victory over Iowa State last weekend

· Finished first in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:57.61), 500-yard freestyle (4:52.99) and 200-yard butterfly (1:59.68)

· Her time in the 500-yard freestyle was a school record

· Earns the second Swimmer of the Week and fifth overall weekly honor of her career

· Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Abbey Tuchscherer (Dec. 13, 2011)

Diver of the Week

Joelle Christy, Iowa

So. – Springfield, Ill. – Sacred Heart

· Placed first in the 1-meter (303.29) and 3-meter (327.08) diving events against Iowa State last weekend

· Both scores were career-bests and NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks

· Earns the first weekly award of her career

· Last Iowa Diver of the Week: Veronica Rydze (Dec. 6, 2011)

Freshman of the Week

Olivia Kabacinski, Iowa

La Porte, Ind. – Chesterton

· Posted first-place finishes in all four of her events to lead the Hawkeyes to a victory over Iowa State last weekend

· Finished first in the 50-yard freestyle (23.10), 100-yard freestyle (50.46), 200-yard medley relay (1:41.96) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:23.96)

· Earns the first weekly award of her career

· Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Becky Stoughton (Jan. 31, 2012)

2012-13 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week

Oct. 2 S: Angela Chokran, Jr., MICH

D: Carey Chen, So., MICH

F: Elizabeth Brown, MSU

Oct. 9 S: Tess Behrens, Jr., MINN

D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN

F: Lauren Votava, MINN

Oct. 16 S: Jessica Plant, So., MINN

S: Ivy Martin, So., WIS

D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN

F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 23 S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN

D: Sarah McCrady, Jr., MINN

F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Oct. 30 S: Brooklyn Snodgrass, Fr., IND

D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN

D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU

F: Brooklyn Snodgrass, IND

Nov. 6 S: Tori Simenec, So., MINN

D: Cheyenne Cousineau, Jr., OSU

F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 13 S: Kierra Smith, Fr., MINN

D: Alison Menzies, So., MSU
F: Kierra Smith, MINN

Nov. 20 S: Carly Mercer, Jr., PUR

D: Maddie Miskulin, Jr., PUR

F: Shelly Patton, NU

Dec. 4 S: Adrienne Bicek, Sr., MICH

D: Maggie Keefer, Jr., MINN

F: Marni Oldershaw, MICH

Dec. 11 S: Becky Stoughton, So., IOWA

D: Joelle Christy, So., IOWA

F: Olivia Kabacinski, IOWA

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