Indiana, Minnesota, Penn State, Wisconsin Earn Big Ten Women’s Honors

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October 17th, 2018 Big Ten, College

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Co – Swimmer of the Week

Lilly King, Indiana

Sr. – Evansville, Ind. – FJ Reitz

  • Earned three first place finishes last week against No. 14 Kentucky in the 100 breaststroke (59.74), 200 breaststroke (2:11.63) and 200 medley relay (2:05.79)
  • Recorded “B” cut times with her 59.74 100 breaststroke and 2:11.63 200 breaststroke finishes
  • Currently holds the fastest 100-yard breaststroke (59.74) for NCAA Division 1 women’s swimming
  • Earns her tenth career Swimmer of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Lilly King (Jan. 31, 2018)

Beata Nelson, Wisconsin

Jr. – Madison, Wis. – Verona

  • Placed first in all four events, 100 backstroke (52.57), 200 backstroke (1:54.76), 200 medley relay (1:41.23) and 400 freestyle relay (3:22.34), against Minnesota last week
  • Recorded “B” cut times in the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke, ranking third nationally in both
  • Earns her second career a Swimmer of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Beata Nelson (Nov. 8, 2017)

Diver of the Week

Kristen Hayden, Minnesota

Jr. – Hillsborough, N.J. – Panther Creek High School

  • Finished first in both the 1-meter (291.45) and the 3-meter (308.70) against Wisconsin last week
  • Tallied NCAA Zone Championships qualifying scores in the 1-meter and 3-meter
  • Earns her first Diver of the Week decoration
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Sarah Bacon (Jan. 31, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Marie Schobel, Penn State

Sea Girt, N.J. – Manasquan

Finished in first place in both her individual races this weekend against George Washington: 100 backstroke (56.33) and 200 backstroke (2:02.32)
Earned first place in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:42.51
Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Madison Murtagh (Oct. 10, 2018)
2018-19 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 3
S: Catie DeLoof, Sr., MICH

D: Christy Cutshaw, So., MICH /Amanda Ling, So., MSU

F: Victoria Kwan, MICH

Oct. 10

S: Ally McHugh, PSU

D: Christina Crowell, PSU

F: Madison Murtagh,PSU

Oct. 17

S: Lilly King, IND

S: Beata Nelson, WIS

D: Kristen Hayden, MINN

F: Marie Schobel, PSU

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