Purdue Divers Share Big Ten Weekly Awards

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 25. PURDUE was responsible for two of the Big Ten Swimming and Diving weekly awards, as senior Amanda Miller and sophomore Zach Schultz earned Co-Diver of the Week awards. Other recipients include Matt Grevers, Mike Alderman, Yi Ting Siow and Lindsay Weigle.

Male Swimmer of the Week

Matt Grevers, Northwestern?Sr., Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest?Grevers broke two pool records, including one in an NCAA "A" standard, on Saturday as No. 8 Northwestern defeated No. 16 Notre Dame. The senior set an "A" time in the 200-yard individual medley at 1:45.12, which ranks second in the nation according to CollegeSwimming.com. Grevers' second pool record came as part of the 400-medley relay team (3:19.52). This marks Grevers' ninth career honor and his third of the season. Northwestern's seven Swimmer of the Week awards this season is a new Big Ten record.

Male Co-Divers of the Week

Mike Alderman, Penn State?Sr., Arlington, Va./Yorktown
Alderman swept the springboards as Penn State beat Rutgers over the weekend. The senior posted a season-best score of 362.45 off the three-meter while his one-meter score (335.63) was his second highest. This is Alderman's third award this season and the fourth of his career.

Zach Schultz, Purdue?So., Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice
Schultz set a new Purdue record off the one-meter at the Big Ten Tri Duals over the weekend with a score of 377.45 in a first-place finish. The sophomore followed up his record-setting dive with a second-place finish off the three-meter (307.15). This is Schultz' first career weekly award.

Female Swimmer of the Week

Yi Ting Siow, Wisconsin?So., Seremban, Malaysia/The Bolles School (Fla.)?Siow won all five of her events at the Big Ten Tri Duals over the weekend. Siow set an NCAA "A" standard and a pool record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.80), and also set new pool records and NCAA "B" marks in the 200- (2:00.78) and 400-yard (4:16.91) individual medleys. This is Siow's fifth career honor and fourth this season.

Female Co-Divers of the Week?
Lindsay Weigle, Indiana?Sr., Bloomington, Ind./Bloomington South
Weigle won both of her events as No. 13 Indiana beat No. 24 Missouri. After winning the three-meter (331.80), the senior posted the fourth-best five-dive platform performance in school history (306.45). This is Weigle's second consecutive honor and the third of her career.

Amanda Miller, Purdue?Sr., Centreville, Va./Centreville
Miller swept the springboards at the Big Ten Tri Duals, winning the one-meter by nine points (289.90) and the three-meter by 84.7 points (374.60). The senior's three-meter score set new personal- and season-bests and was six points shy of Purdue's varsity record. This is Miller's fifth career award and her fourth of the season.

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