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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 1/24/2024, Last updated: 1/26/2024
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Indiana Sweeps Weekly Men’s Swimming & Diving Awards

Hoosiers’ Burns, Tyler and Lee earn weekly accolades

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Swimmer of the Week 
Brendan Burns, Indiana
Sr. – Berwyn, Pa. – Conestoga – Major: Management 

  • Helped Indiana to a 182-118 win over No. 17 Michigan, winning all three of his individual events and added a relay win 

  • All three individual times fell under NCAA B standard, winning the 100 backstroke in 46.83, the 200 backstroke in 1:43.99 and the 200 butterfly in 1:44.37 

  • Burns led off Indiana’s 200 medley relay victory in 21.87, the fastest backstroke split in the event 

  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Jassen Yepp (Nov. 22, 2023) 

Diver of the Week
Carson Tyler, Indiana
Jr. - Moultrie, Ga. – Colquitt County – Major: Political Science 

  • Swept men’s diving events, posting two NCAA Zone Qualifying scores  

  • Set a personal best on 3-meter with a 466.35, the top score by an NCAA Division I diver this season 

  • Won the 1-meter with a 383.85  

  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Carson Tyler (Feb. 1, 2023) 

Freshman of the Week
Mikkel Lee, Indiana
Singapore – Major: Finance  

  • Totaled three victories, one individual and two relays 

  • Placed first in 100 freestyle with a 43.52 

  • Anchored Indiana’s winning 400-yard freestyle relay, posting the second-best split in 43.43 

  • Also anchored Indiana’s first place 200 medley relay with a 19.37 split 

  • Finished second in the 50 free with a time of 19.84, just .11 seconds behind the winner 

  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Mikkel Lee (Nov. 22, 2023) 
    2023-24 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors

    Oct. 18
    S: Dominik Mark Torok, Wisconsin
    D: YuTong Wang, Minnesota
    F: Davide Harabagiu, Minnesota 

    Oct. 25
    S: Dominik Mark Torok, Wisconsin
    D: Max Miller, Purdue
    F: Davide Harabagiu, Minnesota 

    Nov. 1
    S: Jassen Yep, Indiana
    D: Lyle Yost, Ohio State
    F: Ahmed Hafnaoui, Indiana

    Nov. 8  
    S: Brady Samuels, Purdue
    D: YuTong Wang, Minnesota
    F: Pat Broderick, Purdue

    Nov. 15
    S: Tomas Navikonis, Ohio State
    D: Clayton Chaplin, Ohio State
    F: Eli Stoll, Ohio State

    Nov. 22
    S: Jassen Yep, Indiana
    D: Lyle Yost, Ohio State
    F: Mikkel Lee, Indiana

    Dec. 6
    S: Victor Baganha, Penn State
    D: YuTong Wang, Minnesota
    F: Davide Harabagiu, Minnesota

    Jan. 10
    S: Charlie Clark, Ohio State
    F: Ian Steffen, Minnesota

    Jan. 17
    S: Victor Baganha, Penn State
    D/F: Holden Higbie, Purdue

    Jan. 24
    S: Brendan Burns, Indiana
    D: Carson Tyler, Indiana
    F: Mikkel Lee, Indiana