Nevada’s Baerens, Shmitova Pick Up Mountain West Weekly Awards

by SwimSwam 0

November 01st, 2016 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Press Release Courtesy of Mountain West: Mountain West Women’s Swimmer & Diver of the Week

MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN’S SWIMMER & DIVER OF THE WEEK

Nevada’s Teresa Baerens and Toma Shmitova honored

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nevada senior Teresa Baerens has been named Mountain West Swimmer of the Week, while teammate Toma Shmitova has earned MW Women’s Diver of the Week honors for competition through October 30, 2016. It is the second MW weekly honor for both student-athletes.

The Mountain West Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships will be held February 15-18 at the Texas A&M Natatorium in College Station, Texas.

 

WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

TERESA BAERENS, NEVADA

Senior, Ottobrunn, Germany / Max-Joseph-Shift Gymnasium

·         Led Nevada to its second dual victory of the season, 177-123 at Fresno State.

·         Won two individual races and one relay, while placing second in a third individual event.

·         Won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.49.

·         Posted a winning time of 51.78 in the 100-yard freestyle.

·         Placed second with a time of 2:07.01 in the 200-yard individual medley.

·         Swam the anchor leg of the winning 400-yard medley relay team (3:47.98).

 

WOMEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK

TOMA SHMITOVA, NEVADA

Sophomore, St. Petersburg, Russia / College of Olympic Reserve

·         Won both springboard events for Nevada in 177-123 win at Fresno State.

·         Won the 1-meter springboard event with an NCAA-qualifying score of 309.08.

·         Took the 3-meter title with an NCAA-qualifying, and personal-best, score of 326.48.

 

2016-17 Mountain West Women’s Swimmers of the Week

Oct. 11 – Brittany Aoyama, Sr., Boise State

Oct. 18 – McKenna Meyer, Fr., San Diego State

Oct. 25 – Genevieve Miller, Sr., Air Force

Nov. 1 – Teresa Baerens, Sr., Nevada

 

2016-17 Mountain West Women’s Divers of the Week

Oct. 11 – Zoe Lei, So., Nevada

Oct. 18 – Toma Shmitova, So., Nevada

Oct. 25 – Emily Williams, Sr., Colorado State

Nov. 1 – Toma Shmitova, So., Nevada

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