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Minnesota Sweeps Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

February 7, 2012
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Nelson named Swimmer of the Week, Keefer tabbed Diver of the Week, Simenec takes
home Freshman of the Week honors



Swimmer of the Week

Melissa Nelson, Minnesota

Sr. – Maple Grove, Minn. – Maple Grove



·         Recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (55.92), 100-yard
backstroke (56.42) and 400-yard medley relay (3:49.39) at the Minnesota Challenge

·         Placed second in the 50-yard freestyle (23.88), 100-yard freestyle
(51.63), 200-freestyle relay (1:36.70) and 200-yard medley relay (1:46.04)

·         Earns her first weekly award of the season and the second of her career

·         Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Haley Spencer (Jan. 17, 2012)



Diver of the Week

Maggie Keefer, Minnesota

So. – Stillwater, Minn. – Stillwater



·         Placed first in the 1-meter (346.35) and 3-meter (340.80) events

·         Both scores are NCAA Zone qualifying marks

·         Earns her fourth weekly award of the season and the fifth of her career

·         Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Maggie Keefer (Nov. 1, 2011)



Freshman of the Week

Tori Simenec, Minnesota

Salem, Ore. – Sprague



·         Produced a first-place finish and NCAA provisional qualifying time in the
200-yard individual medley (2:01.40)

·         Earns the second weekly award of her career

·         Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Tori Simenec (Jan. 17, 2012)







2011-12 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week



Oct. 11  S: Tess Behrens, So., MINN

             D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN



Oct. 18  S: Amy Katz, Fr., PUR

             D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN



Oct. 25  S: Amy Modglin, Jr., PSU

             D: Laura Ryan, So., IND

             D: Felicitas Lenz, Jr., NU



Nov. 1   S: Ashley Wanland, Sr., WIS

             D: Laura Ryan, So., IND

             D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN



Nov. 8   S: Becky Stoughton, Fr., IOWA

             D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU



Nov. 15  S: Beckie Thompson, Sr., WIS

              D: Cosima Lenz, So., NU



Nov. 22 S: Megan Detro, Jr., OSU

             D: Sarah Clay, Sr., MSU



Nov. 29  S: No Selection

              D: No Selection



Dec. 6    S: Allysa Vavra, Sr., IND

              D: Veronica Rydze, Sr., IOWA



Dec. 13 S: Abbey Tuchscherer, So., IOWA

             S: Jenny Rusch, Jr., MSU

             D: Alison Menzies, Fr., MSU

             F: Alison Menzies, MSU



Jan. 10 S: Caitlin Dauw, Sr., MICH

            D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH

            F: Becky Stoughton, IOWA



Jan. 17  S: Alexa Mehesan, Sr., MICH

             S: Haley Spencer, Jr., MINN

             D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH

             F: Tori Simenec, MINN



Jan. 24  S: Allysa Vavra, Sr., IND

             D: Amy Cozad, Jr., IND

             D: Bianca Alvarez, Sr., OSU

             F: Becky Stoughton, IOWA



Jan. 31  S: Beckie Thompson, Sr., WIS

             D: Amanda Lohman, Sr., MICH

             F: Becky Stoughton, IOWA



Feb. 7   S: Melissa Nelson, Sr., MINN

            D: Maggie Keefer, So., MINN

            F: Tori Simenec, MINN


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