Lilly King And Liz Li Earn Big Ten Swimmers Of The Week

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November 16th, 2016 Big Ten, College

Co-Swimmer of the Week
Lilly King, Indiana

So. – Evansville, Ind. – F.J. Reitz

  • Collected a pair of first-place finishes at the USA College Challenge, including nation-leading times in both breaststroke events
  • Recorded NCAA “A” standard qualifying times in the 100-yard breaststroke (57.30) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:05.64)
  • Earns her fourth career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Kennedy Goss (Nov. 2, 2016)

Co-Swimmer of the Week
Liz Li, Ohio State

Jr. – Shenyang, China

  • Collected a trio of top-five finishes at the USA College Challenge, including nation-leading times in the 50-yard freestyle (21.72) and the 100-yard butterfly (51.42)
  • Won the 50-yard freestyle (21.72) and placed second in the 100-yard butterfly (51.42), both of which were NCAA “A” standard qualifying times
  • Contributed to a second-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:13.29) and a third-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay (3:29.65)
  • Earns her second career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Swimmer of the Week: Liz Li (Nov. 25, 2015)

Diver of the Week

Taylor Pamplin, Indiana

So. – Oceanside, Calif. – Escondido Charter

  • Swept the diving events with a score of 299.33 on the one-meter platform and 285.15 in the three-meter event in Indiana’s dual meet against Cincinnati
  • Recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
  • Earns her first career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Lacey Houser (Nov. 18, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Lindsey Horejsi, Minnesota

Albert Lea, Minn. – Albert Lea

  • Earned a pair of top-five finishes at the USA College Challenge
  • Collected a third-place finish and an NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke (59.50)
  • Contributed to fourth-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay (3:35.82)
  • Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Sarah Bacon (Nov. 2, 2016)

2016-17 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Tereysa Lehnertz, Jr., IOWA
D: Jacintha Thomas, So., IOWA
F: Hannah Burvill, IOWA

Oct. 12
S: Yirong Bi, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Maddie Hart, PSU

Oct. 19
S: Chase Kinney, Sr., WIS
D: Yu Zhou, Sr., MINN
F: Vanessa Krause, MICH

Oct. 26
S: Lilly King, So., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, So., NU
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 2
S: Kennedy Goss, Jr., IND

S: Emma Sougstad, Sr., IOWA
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Sarah Bacon, MINN

Nov. 9
S: Siobhan Haughey, So., MICH
D: Anna Filipcic, Sr., NEB
F: Beata Nelson, WIS

Nov. 16
S: Lilly King, So., IND

S: Liz Li, Jr., OSU
D: Taylor Pamplin, So., IND
F: Lindsey Horejsi, MINN

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