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.