Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Women BIG 10 Honors

by SwimSwam 1

October 19th, 2016 Big Ten, College

Swimmer of the Week
Chase Kinney, Wisconsin

Sr. – Canton, Ohio – Jackson

  • Earned four top-three finishes in Wisconsin’s dual meet against Minnesota
  • Finished first in the 100-yard butterfly (54.32) and 200-yard butterfly (1:59.59)
  • Contributed to second- and third-place marks in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.58) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.42)
  • The 2014-15 Academic All-Big Ten honoree earned NCAA provisional qualifying marks in both butterfly events
  • Earns her third career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Danielle Valley (Feb. 10, 2016)

Diver of the Week

Yu Zhou, Minnesota

Sr. – Wuhan, China – Beijing College of Sports

  • Collected two top-three finishes in Minnesota’s dual meet against Wisconsin
  • Won the one-meter (316.65) diving event and placed second in the three-meter (340.88), recording NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both events
  • 2015-16 Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • Earns her 12th career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Yu Zhou (Feb. 3, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Vanessa Krause, Michigan

Fr. – Chesterton, Ind. – Chesterton

  • Recorded a pair of first-place finishes and added a second-place finish in Wisconsin’s dual meet against Minnesota
  • Took first in the 50-yard freestyle (23.29) and 200-yard butterfly (1:56.46), and second in the 100-yard butterfly (53.38)
  • Earned NCAA provisional qualifying marks in all three events
  • Earns her first Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Siobhain Haughey (Feb. 3, 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



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Vanessa swam for Michigan at SMU this week, and her 50 free was part of a relay I believe, congratulations to her!

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