Burdisso Named Big Ten Men’s Swimmer and Freshman Of The Week

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January 22nd, 2020 Big Ten, College

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Swimmer AND Freshman of the Week

Federico Burdisso, Northwestern

Fr. – Pavia, Italy – Mount Kelly – Major: Undeclared

• Won four individual titles and contributed to a relay crown in Northwestern’s dual meets at Notre Dame and Iowa last weekend

• Posted three NCAA ‘B’ cut times including the 100 butterfly (47.33) and 200 butterfly (1:44.14) on Jan. 18 at Iowa, setting a school and pool record in the latter race

• Earns his first career Swimmer of the Week honor

• Last Northwestern Swimmer of the Week: Andy Jovanovic (Oct. 28, 2015)

• Garners his second career Freshman of the Week accolade

• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Federico Burdisso (Jan. 15, 2020)


Diver of the Week

Joseph Canova, Ohio State

Jr. – Gaithersburg, Md. – Quince Orchard – Major: Biomedical Engineering

• Won the three-meter title (400.00 points) and finished third on the one-meter board (322.20) on Jan. 18 in the Buckeyes’ dual meet against Michigan

• Registered NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events and was the highest-scoring male diver of the meet

• Named a 2018-19 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection

• Collects his first career Diver of the Week award

• Last Ohio State Diver of the Week: Jacob Fielding (Jan. 9, 2019)


2019-20 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honorees
Sept. 25

S: Miles Smachlo, Sr., MICH

D: Ross Todd, Jr., MICH

F: River Wright, MICH


Oct. 9

S: Anze Fers-Erzen, So., IOWA

D: Anton Hoherz, Jr., IOWA

F: Michael Huebner, IOWA


Oct. 16

S: Michael Daly, So., PSU

D: Jake Butler, Fr., MINN

F: Daniel Raisanen, PSU


Oct. 23

S: Paul DeLakis, Jr., OSU

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Keelan Hart, Fr., PUR


Oct. 30

S: Max McHugh, So., MINN

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Gavin Olson, MINN


Nov. 6

S: Miles Smachlo, Sr., MICH

D: Yohan Eskrik-Parkinson, So., NU

F: Marcus Mok, NU


Nov. 13

S: Max McHugh, So., MINN

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Gavin Olson, MINN


Nov. 20

S: Jason Mathews, So., OSU

D: None selected

F: Thomas Watkins, OSU


Nov. 27

S: Mohamed Samy, Sr., IND

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Michael Juengel, PUR


Dec. 11

S: Max McHugh, So. MINN

D: Ross Todd, Jr., MICH

F: Daniel Raisanen, PSU


Jan. 15

S: Tommy Cope, Sr., MICH

D: Mory Gould, Jr., IND

F: Federico Burdisso, NU


Jan. 22

S: Federico Burdisso, Fr., NU

D: Joseph Canova, Jr., OSU

F: Federico Burdisso, NU

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