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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 1/17/2024, Last updated: 1/18/2024
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Iowa, Purdue Claim Weekly Women’s Swimming & Diving Awards

Hawkeyes’ Martin and Swalley and Boilermakers’ McAfee earn weekly accolades

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Swimmer of the Week
Scarlet Martin, Iowa
So. – Coralville, Iowa – Iowa City West  

  • Won the 100 and 200 butterfly at Illinois, including a pool record in the 100 (54.74) 

  • Won the 200 butterfly with a 2:01.95 

  • Helped the 400 medley relay set a pool record (3:45.53) and the 400 free relay set a pool record (3:25.84). Both relays won their respective events 

  • Last Iowa Swimmer of the Week: Scarlet Martin (Dec. 13, 2023)  

Diver of the Week
Sophie McAfee, Purdue
Jr. - San Marino, Calif. – Polytechnic HS – Major: Economics 

  • Won the 1-meter with a team season-best score of 317.75 (Z). Also won the 3-meter with a 355.25 (Z), sweeping the springboard events for the third straight NCAA meet 

  • Improved her 14th best score in team history on the 1-meter, with both of her scores meeting NCAA Zona qualifying marks 

  • Helped Purdue move to 6-0 in dual meets with wins over Illinois and Missouri 

  • Last Purdue Diver of the Week: Daryn Wright (Oct. 25, 2023) 

Freshman of the Week
Olivia Swalley, Iowa  
Johnston, Iowa – Johnston – Major: Pre-Dental 

  • Won three individual events against Illinois – 100 breaststroke (1:03.48), 200 breaststroke (2:16.86) and 400 IM (4:21.54) 

  • Helped the 400 medley relay (3:45.54) and 400 free relay (3:25.84) finish first and set Illinois pool records in both events

  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Olivia Swalley (Dec. 13, 2023) 
    2023-24 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors
    Oct. 4
    S: Cat Stanford, PSU
    D: Abbey Ekstrom, PSU
    F: Morgan Jenny, PSU

    Oct. 11
    S: Abby Carlson, WIS
    D: Skyler Liu, IND
    F: Elysha Pribadi, RU 

    Oct. 19
    S: Megan Van Berkom, MINN
    D: Daryn Wright, PUR
    F: Abigail Ekstrom, PSU

    Oct. 25
    S: Phoebe Bacon, WIS
    D: Daryn Wright, PUR
    F: Beatrix Tanko, NEB

    Nov. 1
    S: Josephine Panitz, OSU
    D: Lena Hentschel, OSU
    F: Olivia Swalley, IOWA

    Nov. 8
    S: Mackenzie McConagha, WIS
    D: Lena Hentschel, OSU
    F: Hailey Tierney, WIS

    Nov. 15
    S: Paige Hall, OSU
    D: Janie Boyle, OSU
    F: Elysha Pribadi, RU

    Nov. 22
    S: Phoebe Bacon, WIS
    D: Skyler Liu, IND
    F: Krista Marlin, OSU

    Dec. 6
    S: Gena Jorgenson, NEB
    D: Vivi Del Angel, MINN
    F: Olivia Swalley, IOWA 

    Dec. 13 
    S: Scarlet Martin, IOWA
    D: Makayla Hughbanks, IOWA
    F: Olivia Swalley, IOWA 

    Jan. 10
    S: Phoebe Bacon, WIS
    F: Morgan Thomas, MINN

    Jan. 17
    S: Scarlet Martin, IOWA
    D: Sophie McAfee, PUR
    F: Olivia Swalley, IOWA