Max McHugh Named Big Ten Male Swimmer of the Week

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November 13th, 2019 College, News, Press Releases

Swimmer of the Week
Max McHugh, Minnesota
So. – Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – Sevastopol – Major: Psychology

  • Swam the fasted 100-yard breaststroke time in the nation with a 52.59 and posted the third fastest 200-yard breaststroke in the country with a 1:56.41 in a dual meet versus Wisconsin
  • Also helped Minnesota to a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a final time of 1:28.30
  • Garners his second career Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Swimmer of the Week: Max McHugh (Oct. 20, 2019)

Diver of the Week
Greg Duncan, Purdue
Jr. – Oakton, Va. – James Madison – Major: General Management

  • Took first in the 1-meter and 3-meter events with final marks of 365.85 and 369.98, respectively in a dual against Tennessee
  • Posted NCAA qualifying marks in both events and was victorious on the 1-meter by 54 points
  • Earns the fourth Big Ten Diver of the Week award of his career
  • Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Greg Duncan (Oct. 30, 2019)

Freshman of the Week 
Gavin Olson, Minnesota
Littleton, Colo. – Columbine

  • Finished in second place in the 200-yard backstroke (1:49.43) and the 400-yard individual medley (4:03.11)
  • Also helped Minnesota to a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a final time of 1:28.30
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Gavin Olson (Oct. 30, 2019)

 

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

S: Miles Smachlo, Sr., MICH

D: Ross Todd, Jr., MICH

F: River Wright, MICH

 

Oct. 9

S: Anze Fers-Erzen, So., IOWA

D: Anton Hoherz, Jr., IOWA

F: Michael Huebner, IOWA

 

Oct. 16

S: Michael Daly, So., PSU

D: Jake Butler, Fr., MINN

F: Daniel Raisanen, PSU

 

Oct. 23

S: Paul DeLakis, Jr., OSU

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Keelan Hart, Fr., PUR

 

Oct. 30

S: Max McHugh, So., MINN

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Gavin Olson, MINN

 

Nov. 6

S: Miles Smachlo, Sr., MICH

D: Yohan Eskrik-Parkinson, So., NU

F: Marcus Mok, NU

 

Nov. 13

S: Max McHugh, So., MINN

D: Greg Duncan, Jr., PUR

F: Gavin Olson, MINN

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