Purdue Sweeps Weekly Big Ten Swimming And Diving Honors

by SwimSwam 0

December 23rd, 2016 Big Ten, College

Diver of the Week
Steele Johnson, Purdue

So. – Carmel, Indiana – Laurel Springs

  • Won his 11th career USA Diving senior national title while being the only diver to post three list scores over 400 points on the three-meter springboard
  • Scored a combined 1,344.80 points (424.85, 454.15, and 465.8) on the three-meter springboard en route to his first career title in the event
  • Finished second in the one-meter competition with a score of 805.35(404.25 and 401.1), clinching a bid to the 2017 World Championships
  • Contributed to a team scoring title at USA Diving Winter Nationals
  • Earns his 11th Diver of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Steele Johnson (Nov. 23, 2016)

Freshman of the Week

Brandon Loschiavo, Purdue

Huntington Beach, Calif. – Huntington Beach

  • Finished in sixth and 11th place in the one-meter and three-meter diving events, respectively, at USA Diving Winter Nationals
  • Scored a combined 722.30 points (370.35 and 351.95) in the one-meter event and 960.75 points (334.40, 364.30 and 262.05) on the three-meter springboard
  • Posted a personal-best score in the one-meter prelim (370.35) to move into ninth place in Purdue history
  • Contributed to a team scoring title at USA Diving Winter Nationals
  • Earns his first career Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Nick McDowell (Nov. 2, 2016)

 

2016-17 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 5
S: Jack Smith, So., IOWA
D: Brandis Heffner, Sr., IOWA
F: Scott Piper, MSU

Oct. 12
S: Shane Ryan, Sr., PSU
D: Hector Garcia Boissier, So., PSU
F: Jacob Montague, MICH

Oct. 19
S: Shane Ryan, Sr., PSU
D: Matt Barnard, Sr., MINN
F: Justin Temprano, WIS

Oct. 26
S: Blake Pieroni, Jr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, So., PUR
F: Kevin Pomeroy, WIS

Nov. 2
S: Marat Amaltdinov, Jr., PUR
D: Steele Johnson, So., PUR
F: Nick McDowell, PUR

Nov. 9
S: Shane Ryan, Sr., PSU
D: Michael Hixon, Jr., IND

D: Steele Johnson, So., PUR
F: Jacob Montague, MICH

Nov. 16
S: Blake Pieroni, Jr., IND
D: James Connor, Jr., IND

D: Colin Zeng, So., OSU
F: Charlie Swanson, MICH

Nov. 23
S: Shane Ryan, Sr., PSU
D: Steele Johnson, So., PUR
F: Kaelan Freund, PSU

Dec. 7
S: Vini Lanza, So., IND
D: Matt Barnard, Sr., MINN
F: Cooper Hodge, WIS

Dec. 23
D: Steele Johnson, So., PUR
F: Brandon Loschiavo, PUR

News courtesy of the Big Ten.

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