Indiana’s King, Minnesota’s Khamis and Kilgallon Earn Big Ten Awards

by SwimSwam 0

October 24th, 2018 Big Ten, College

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference 

Swimmer of the Week

Lilly King, Indiana

Sr. – Evansville, Ind. – FJ Reitz

  • Earned four first place finishes on Friday against No. 4 Texas in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay
  • Recorded “B” cut times with her 100 breaststroke (59.46) and 200 breaststroke (2:11.32) finishes
  • Currently ranks first in the 100 breaststroke (59.46), fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:11.32), fourth in the 400 medley relay (3:36.95) and fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:39.09) for fastest times in the nation
  • Earns her 11th career Swimmer of the Week honor and second of the season
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Lilly King (Oct. 17, 2018)

Diver of the Week

Mariam Khamis, Minnesota

Sr. – Richmond, Ind. – Richmond

  • Finished first the 1-meter (283.73) and fourth in the 3-meter (295.35) against Florida State on Saturday
  • Tallied NCAA Zone Championships qualifying scores in both events
  • Earns her first Diver of the Week decoration
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Kristen Hayden (Oct. 17, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Abbey Kilgallon, Minnesota

Bridgewater, N.J. – Raritan

  • Finished second in the 1,650 freestyle (17:00.57) and fifth in the 500 freestyle against Florida state on Saturday
  • Her finish in the 1,650 freestyle earns her the eighth fastest time in the nation
  • Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Mackenzie Padington (Jan. 31, 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

Oct. 24

S: Lilly King, IND

D: Mariam Khamis, MINN

F: Abbey Kilgallon, MINN

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