Indiana, Minnesota Garner Big Ten’s Men’s Weekly Awards

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January 23rd, 2019 Big Ten, College

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Swimmer of the Week

Bowen Becker, Minnesota

Sr. – Las Vegas, Nev. – Faith Lutheran

  • Won both the sprint freestyle races in Minnesota’s dual against USC, posting an NCAA “A” cut time in the 50 Freestyle (18.89)
  • Took first in the 100 Freestyle with a final time of 44.22
  • Earns his third career Swimmer of the Week honor, the third of the season and twice in as many weeks
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Bowen Becker (Jan. 16, 2019)

Diver of the Week

Andrew Capobianco, Indiana
So. – Holly Springs, NC – Holly Springs

  • Took first and posted an Indiana dual meet record score in the 3-meter diving event with a score of 486.00
  • Earned second place in the 1-meter event with a score of 400.13
  • Earns the first Big Ten Diver of the Week award of his career
  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: James Connor (Nov. 21, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Max McHugh, Minnesota

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – Sevastopol High School

  • Took first in the 200 Breaststroke with a final time of 1:58.30 and earned second place in the 100 Breaststroke, touching the wall at 52.62 in Minnesota’s dual meet against USC
  • Posted NCAA “B” cut times in both the Breaststroke events
  • Earns his sixth career Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Max McHugh (Jan. 16, 2019)

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