Ohio State’s Armstrong, Panitz Named Big Ten Swimmers of the Week

by SwimSwam 0

January 26th, 2022 Big Ten, College, News

Courtesy: Big Ten

Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Hunter Armstrong, Ohio State
Jr. – Dover, Ohio – Dover

  • Won the 100 backstroke (47.05) and 100 freestyle (43.12) to help Ohio State to a first-place finish at the Tim Welsh Classic
  • Posted NCAA provisional times in both events
  • Was part of the winning relay teams in the 200 freestyle (1:18.60), 400 freestyle (2:52.00), and 800 freestyle (6:29.41) relays
  • Earns his first career Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Charlie Clark (Nov. 17, 2021)

Men’s Diver of the Week
Jacob Fielding, Ohio State
Sr. – Los Angeles, Calif. – Maranatha

  • Won both the 1-meter (373.20) and 3-meter (426.35) at the Tim Welsh Classic
  • Garners his fifth career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Diver of the Week: Joseph Canova (Nov. 17, 2021)

Men’s Freshman of the Week
Alex Quach, Ohio State
Sydney, Australia – Hurlstone Agricultural

  • Won the 100 butterfly (46.02) and 200 butterfly (1:44.61) at the Tim Welsh Classic
  • Clocked NCAA ‘B’ cuts in both events
  • Was part of the first-place relay teams in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, and 800 freestyle
  • Earns his third career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Freshman of the Week: Alex Quach (Nov. 17, 2021)

Women’s Swimmer of the Week
Josie Panitz, Ohio State
Jr. – Armonk, N.Y. – The Ursuline School

  • Won both the 100 breaststroke (1:01.16) and the 200 breaststroke at the Tim Welsh Classic
  • Posted NCAA ‘B’ cuts in both races
  • Earns her first career Swimmer of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Women’s Swimmer of the Week: Katherine Zenick (Nov. 17, 2021)

Women’s Diver of the Week
Tarrin Gilliland, Indiana
So. – Midland, Texas – Ogburn Academy

  • Won both the 1-meter (316.58) and platform (304.58) competitions in a 168-120 victory over Purdue
  • Garners her first career Diver of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Women’s Diver of the Week: Kristen Hayden (Jan. 19, 2022)

Women’s Freshman of the Week
Mackenzie McConagha, Wisconsin
Broadlands, Va. – Briar Woods

  • Won the 100 butterfly (53.48) and 200 butterfly (1:57.85) in a 160-130 victory over Northwestern
  • Recorded NCAA provisional times in both races
  • Was also part of the first-place 400 freestyle relay team (3:20.02)
  • Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Women’s Freshman of the Week: Phoebe Bacon (Jan. 27, 2021)

2021-22 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honorees

Oct. 13
S: Will Chan, Sr., MICH
D: Cameron Gammage, Fr., MICH
F: Gal Groumi, MICH

Oct. 20
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Jake Butler, Jr., MINN
F: Carson Tyler, IND

Oct. 27
S: Andrew Benson, So. WIS
D: Tyler Downs, Fr., PUR
F: Tyler Downs, PUR

Nov. 3
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Carson Tyler, Fr., IND
F: Alex Quach, OSU

Nov. 10
S: Nikola Acin, Sr., PUR
D: Tyler Downs, Fr., PUR
F: Gal Groumi, MICH

Nov. 17
S: Charlie Clark, So., OSU
D: Joseph Canova, Sr., OSU
F: Alex Quach, OSU

Nov. 24
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Tyler Downs, Fr., PUR
F: Brady Samuels, PUR

Dec. 8
S: Max McHugh, Sr., MINN
D: Andrew Capobianco, Sr., IND
F: Gal Groumi, MICH
F: Yigit Aslan, WIS

Jan. 12
S: Brady Samuels, Fr., PUR
D: Tazman Abramowicz, Sr., Wisconsin
F: Luke Fortner, Purdue

Jan. 19
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Carson Tyler, Fr., IND
F: Rafael Miroslaw, IND

Jan. 26
S: Hunter Armstrong, Jr., OSU
D: Jacob Fielding, Sr., OSU
F: Alex Quach, OSU

2021-22 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honorees

Oct. 13
S: Maggie MacNeil, Sr., MICH
D: Abigail Knapton, Gr., RU
F: Letitia Sim, MICH

Oct. 20
S: Madison Murtagh, Sr., PSU
D: Anne Fowler, So., IND
F: Brearna Crawford, IND

Oct. 27
S: Phoebe Bacon, So., WIS
D: Sara Troyer, Sr., NEB
F: Beatriz Padron, NEB

Nov. 3
S: Amy Fulmer, Jr., OSU
D: Abigail Knapton, Gr., RU
F: Hannah Cornish, MINN

Nov. 10
S: Kathryn Ackerman, So., MICH
D: Sarah Bacon, Sr., MINN
F: Lindsay Flynn, MICH

Nov. 17
S: Katherine Zenick, So., OSU
D: Mackenzie Crawford, Jr., OSU
F: Sofia Lobova, OSU

Nov. 24
S: Mackenzie Looze, Sr., IND
D: Emily (Bretcher) Pfeiffer, Gr., PUR
F: Brearna Crawford, IND

Dec. 8
S: Maggie MacNeil, Sr., MICH
S: Phoebe Bacon, So., WIS
D: Sarah Bacon, Gr., MINN
F: Letitia Sim, MICH
F: Sofia Lobova, RU

Dec. 15
S: Autumn Haebig, Sr., NEB
D: Sara Troyer, Sr., NEB
F: Milica Opacic, NEB

Jan. 12
S & F: Hannah Hill, Purdue

Jan. 19
S: Maggie MacNeil, Sr., MICH
D: Kristen Hayden, Sr., IND
F: Letitia Sim, MICH

Jan. 26
S: Josie Panitz, Jr., OSU
D: Tarrin Gilliland, So., IND
F: Mackenzie McConagha, WIS

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