Siobhan Haughey, Maggie MacNeil Earn Big Ten Swimming Honors

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The Big Ten released its weekly swimming and diving awards.

Swimmer of the Week

Siobhan Haughey, Michigan

Sr. – Hong Kong – St. Paul’s Secondary School

  • Earned three individual and three relay first-place finishes last weekend in a triangular meet against Iowa and Denver in Iowa City
  • Recorded “B” cut times in the 100 freestyle (48.35) and 200 freestyle (1:45.43)
  • Set a pool record in the 200 freestyle
  • Earns her eighth career Swimmer of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Catie DeLoof (Oct. 3, 2018)

Diver of the Week

Abi Knapton, Nebraska

Jr. – Omaha, Neb. – Omaha Marian

  • Finished first in both the 1-meter (351.05) and 3-meter (316.55) last week at Iowa State
  • Tallied NCAA Zone Championships qualifying scores in both events
  • Broke a pool record set in 2008
  • Earns her second career Diver of the Week award and first of the season ­­
  • Last Nebraska Diver of the Week: Abi Knapton (Nov. 21, 2017)

Diver of the Week

Emily Bretscher, Purdue

So. – Knoxville, Tenn. – L&N Stem Academy

  • Finished first in both the 1-meter (304.75) and 3-meter (362.85) on Friday against No. 14 Wisconsin and No. 24 Tennessee
  • Tallied NCAA Zone Championships qualifying scores in both events
  • Posted a career-best 3-meter score and eighth-best in Purdue program history
  • Earns her first career Diver of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Mary Beth Dunnichay (Dec. 23, 2015)

Freshman of the Week 

Maggie MacNeil, Michigan

London, Ontario – Sir Frederick Banting Secondary

  • Earned five first-place finishes last weekend in a triangular meet against Iowa and Denver in Iowa City
  • Recorded “B” cut times in the 50 freestyle (22.46) and 100 butterfly (51.57)
  • Set a pool record in the 100 butterfly
  • Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Victoria Kwan (Oct. 3, 2018)

 

2018-19 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 3
S: Catie DeLoof, Sr., MICH

D: Christy Cutshaw, So., MICH

D: Amanda Ling, So., MSU

F: Victoria Kwan, MICH

 

Oct. 10

S: Ally McHugh, Sr., PSU

D: Christina Crowell, Jr., PSU

F: Madison Murtagh, PSU

 

Oct. 17

S: Lilly King, Sr., IND

S: Beata Nelson, Sr., WIS

D: Kristen Hayden, Jr., MINN

F: Marie Schobel, PSU

 

Oct. 24

S: Lilly King, Sr., IND

D: Mariam Khamis, Sr., MINN

F: Abbey Kilgallon, MINN

 

Oct. 31

S: Lindsey Kozelsky, Jr., MINN

D: Olivia Rosendahl, Sr., NU

F: Jasmine Hellmer, NU

 

Nov. 7

S: Siobhan Haughey, Sr., MICH

D: Abi Knapton, So., NEB

D: Emily Bretscher. Jr., PUR

F: Maggie MacNeil, MICH

— The above press release was posted by Swimming World in conjunction with the Big Ten. For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact Advertising@SwimmingWorld.com.

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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