Penn State, Minnesota Share Big Ten Men’s Honors

by SwimSwam 0

October 16th, 2019 Big Ten, College

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Swimmer of the Week

Michael Daly, Penn State

So. – Pearl River, N.Y. – Pearl River – Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Earned first place finishes against West Virginia in the 200-yard backstroke (1:46.66) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:32.94)
  • Also claimed the 1,000-yard Freestyle title clocking in at 9:13.05
  • Garners his first career Swimmer of the Week award
  • Last Penn State Swimmer of the Week: Nathan Schiffmann (Oct. 10, 2018)

Diver of the Week

Jake Butler, Minnesota

Fr. – Seal Beach, Calif. – Seal Beach – Major: Undecided

  • Completed the weekend with victories on the 1-meter and 3-meter board after posting scores of 331.65 and 383.55, respectively
  • Posted NCAA qualification marks in both events
  • Earns the first Diver of the Week award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Diver of the Week: Nick Yang (Oct. 17, 2018)

Freshman of the Week 
Daniel Raisanen, Penn State

Taby, Sweden – Tibble Gymnasiusm – Major: Business Management

  • Claimed first place in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke with final times of 56.45 and 2:02.31, respectively
  • Clocked the 11th best time in the nation in the 100-yard breaststroke while also marking the third best time in the 200-yard breaststroke in the Conference
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Michael Daly (Oct. 10, 2018)

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