MacNeil Highlights B1G Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors

by SwimSwam 0

December 11th, 2019 Big Ten, College, News

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Swimmer of the Week

Maggie MacNeil, Michigan

So. – London, Ontario – Sir Frederick Banting Secondary – Undecided

  • Collected two podium finishes at the Minnesota Invite last weekend
  • Won the 100-yard butterfly with a NCAA A-cut time of 49.26, tying the NCAA and U.S. Open record
  • Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a NCAA A-cut time of 21.60
  • Picked up NCAA A-cut times in 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke and the 100-yard butterfly
  • Garners her second career Swimmer of the Week
  • Last Michigan Swimmer of the Week: Maggie MacNeil (Sept. 25, 2019)

 

Diver of the Week

Joy Zhu, Minnesota

So. – Wuhan, China – Hubei Sport School – Sports Management

  • Recorded a pair on NCAA Zone qualifying scores at the Minnesota Invite last weekend
  • Earned first place on the 1-meter with a score of 302.95
  • Secured first place on the 3-meter with a 346.40 total
  • Earns her first career Diver of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Mariam Khamis (Oct. 24, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Kaitlynn Sims, Michigan

Montgomery, Texas – Montgomery – Undeclared

  • Collected two podium finishes at the Minnesota Invite last weekend
  • Tallied a second-place finish in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:51.06), a NCAA B-cut time
  • Recoded NCAA B-cut times in the 500-yard freestyle (4:38.73) and 400-yard IM (4:16.55)
  • Garners her second career Freshman of the Week
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Kaitlynn Sims (Sept. 25, 2019)

 

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

S: Maggie MacNeil, So., MICH

D: Allie Klein, So., MICH

F: Kaitlynn Sims, MICH

 

Oct. 2

No awards given

 

Oct. 9

S: Beata Nelson, Sr., WIS

D: Sam Tamborski, So., IOWA

F: Millie Sansome, IOWA

 

Oct. 16

S: Calypso Sheridan, Jr., NU

D: Sam Tamborski, So., IOWA

F: Hannah Brunzell, NU

 

Oct. 23

S: Abigal Cabush, So., ILL

D: Taylor Shegos, So., ILL

F: Mallory Jump, PUR

 

Oct. 30

S: Tevyn Waddell, Sr., MINN

D: Emily Bretscher, Jr., PUR

F: Claire Abbasse, PUR

 

Nov. 6

S/F: Hannah Brunzell, Fr., NU

D: Jayah Mathews, Sr., IOWA

 

Nov. 13

S: Lindsey Kozelsky, Sr., MINN

D: Jayah Mathews, Sr., IOWA

F: Sofia Chichaikina, RU

 

Nov. 20

S: Terka Grusova, So., RU

D: No Selection

F: Sofia Chichaikina, RU

 

Nov. 27

S: Calypso Sheridan, Jr., NU

D: Emily Bretscher, Jr., PUR

F: Hannah Brunzell, NU

 

Dec. 11

S: Maggie MacNeil, So., MICH

D: Joy Zhu, So., MINN

F: Kaitlynn Sims, MICH

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