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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/7/2024, Last updated: 2/7/2024
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Indiana, Penn State Earn Weekly Women’s Swimming & Diving Awards

Hoosiers’ Gan and Fowler and Nittany Lions’ Koval earn weekly accolades

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Swimmer of the Week

Ching Hwee Gan, Indiana 

Jr. – Singapore – Anglo-Chinese School – Major: Nutrition Science 

  • Helped No. 9 Indiana top No. 8 Louisville and No. 14 Wisconsin to finish dual meet season 8-0 

  • Swept the distance freestyle events, winning and beating her own program record in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:30.07) 

  • 1,000 free time is No. 3 in the NCAA this season 

  • Also won the 500 free (4:40.30), an NCAA B cut time  

  • Last Indiana Swimmer of the Week: Anna Peplowski (Jan. 24, 2024)  

Diver of the Week 

Anne Fowler, Indiana 

Sr. – Burke, Va. – Homeschooled – Major: Healthcare Management & Policy 

  • Swept the springboard diving events, posting two NCAA Zone Qualifying scores 

  • Led top-three Indiana finishes on both boards, winning the 3-meter with a score of 381.45. Won the 1-meter with a 328.43 

  • Earns her second Diver of the Week honor of the season and sixth of her career  

  • Last Indiana Diver of the Week: Anne Fowler (Jan. 24, 2024) 

Freshman of the Week  

Kailey Koval, Penn State 

Katy, Texas  

  • Won the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events, earning NCAA Zone Qualifying scores in both 

  • Scored a 268.95 in the 1-meter dive and a personal best 323.85 in the 3-meter dive  

  • Earns her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor  

  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Abigail Ekstrom (Oct. 19, 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 

Jan. 24 

S:  Anna Peplowski, IND 

D: Anne Fowler, IND 

F:  Elysha Pribadi, RU 

Jan. 31 

S: Amy Fulmer, OSU 

D: Abby Baxter, NEB 

F: Anastasia Tichy, NEB 

Feb. 7 

S: Ching Hwee Gan, IND 

D: Anne Fowler, IND F: Kailey Koval, PSU