Ohio State’s Freya Rayner Garners Women’s Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

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November 08th, 2017 Big Ten, College

Press Release courtesy of the Big Ten Conference

Swimmer of the Week 
Beata Nelson, Wisconsin 
So. – Madison, Wis. – Verona
• Recorded three first-place finishes and four NCAA B Standard qualifying times
• Was a part of four event wins and grabbed a runner-up finish in the Badgers’ quad dual at Minnesota which now ranks her in the Big Ten lead in the 200 butterfly (1:58.01), second in the 200 backstroke (1:54.28), second in the 100 fly (53.95) and third in the 200 IM (1:58.27)
• Earns her first career Swimmer of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Swimmer of the Week: Cierra Runge (Dec. 7, 2016)

Diver of the Week 
Addison Walkowiak, Rutgers 
Sr. – Ballston Spa, N.Y. – Ballston Spa
• Won both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events at Rutgers’ penta-meet against Georgetown, Pittsburg, Seton Hall and Villanova
• Posted a season high score of 343.55 on the 3-meter springboard and earned NCAA zone qualifying scores for both events scoring as high as 308.35 on the 1-meter
• Earns her fifth career Diver of the Week award and the first of the season
• Last Rutgers Diver of the Week: Addison Walkowiak (Feb. 1, 2017)

Freshman of the Week 
Freya Rayner, Ohio State 
Sutherland, United Kingdom – Southmoor Community School
• Helped Ohio State win three races in a triangular meet against Denison and Akron
• Took first in the 50 freestyle with an NCAA B Standard time of 22.87, which ranks as the third fastest time in the Big Ten
• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
• Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Mikayla Murphy (Feb. 16, 2016)

2017-18 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 4
S: Siobhan Haughey, Jr., MICH
D: Nikki Canale, Fr., MICH
F: Nikki Canale, MICH

Oct. 11
S/F: Mackenzie Padington, MINN
D: Jacintha Thomas, IOWA

Oct. 18
S: Siobhan Haughey, Jr., MICH
D: Morgan Wellenzohn, Jr., MSU
F: Jane Donahue, PSU

Oct. 25
S: Lilly King, Jr., IND
S: Siobhan Haughey, Jr., MICH
D: Jessica Parratto, Jr., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, Jr., NU
F: Grace Haskett, IND

Nov. 1
S: Lilly King, Jr., IND
D: Olivia Rosendahl, Jr., NU
F: Jayah Mathews, IOWA
F: Calypso Sheridan, NU

Nov. 8
S: Beata Nelson, So., WIS
D: Addison Walkowiak, Sr., RU
F: Freya Rayner, OSU

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