Indiana’s Burns, Ohio State’s Fulmer Named Big Ten Swimmers of the Week

Indiana junior Brendan Burns contributed four wins and compiled four NCAA B-cut times in Indiana’s victories over Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech. Archive photo via NCAA Photos

by SwimSwam

November 03rd, 2021 Big Ten, College, News

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Brendan Burns, Indiana
Jr. – Berwyn, Pa. – Conestoga (Pa.)

Contributed four wins and compiled four NCAA B-cut times in Indiana’s victories over Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech
Won and secured NCAA B-cut times in the 200-yard backstroke (1:44.00) and 200-yard butterfly (1:42.30). His time in the 200 butterfly marked the third-best time in the nation and the top time in the Big Ten, while his time in the backstroke ranks sixth in the nation and first in the Big Ten
Helped Indiana win both the 200-yard and 400-yard medley relays
Garners his second career Swimmer of the Week award
Last Indiana Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Brendan Burns (Oct. 20, 2021)

Men’s Diver of the Week
Carson Tyler, Indiana
Fr. – Moultrie, Ga. – Colquitt County (Ga.)

Swept the one-meter and three-meter diving events to help Indiana defeat Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech
Earned NCAA Zone qualifying scores in both the one-meter (362.00) and the three-meter (440.65)
Has now secured NCAA Zone qualifying scores in all four events that he has competed in this season
Earns the first Diver of the Week honor of his career and his second individual award of the season, having previously been named Freshman of the Week on Oct. 20
Last Indiana Men’s Diver of the Week: Tazman Abramowicz (Feb. 10, 2021)

Men’s Freshman of the Week
Alex Quach, Ohio State
Sydney, Australia – Hurlstone Agricultural High School (Australia)

In his first collegiate meet, helped the Buckeyes win the 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relays in their season-opening meet against Indiana, Penn State and Virginia Tech
Finished in second place and earned an NCAA B-cut time in the 200-yard butterfly (1:45.25)
Also notched an NCAA B-cut time in the 100-yard butterfly (46.29), finishing in second place by just 0.19 seconds
Earns the first Freshman of the Week accolade of his career
Last Ohio State Men’s Freshman of the Week: Thomas Watkins (Nov. 20, 2020)

Women’s Swimmer of the Week
Amy Fulmer, Ohio State
Jr. – Bellefontaine, Ohio – Bellefontaine

Won the 100-yard freestyle (49.19) and 200-yard freestyle (1:46.57) in Ohio State’s season-opening meet against Indiana, Penn State and Virginia Tech, earning NCAA B-cut times in both events
Contributed to Ohio State wins in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 400-yard medley relay
Garners her first career Swimmer of the Week award
Last Ohio State Women’s Swimmer of the Week: Freya Rayner (Jan. 8, 2020)

Women’s Diver of the Week
Abigail Knapton, Rutgers
Gr. – Omaha, Neb. – Omaha Marian

Won three events in the Scarlet Knights’ meets against Purdue and IUPUI
In Rutgers’ first Big Ten meet of the year against Purdue, won the three-meter dive with an NCAA Zone qualifying score of 329.85, and finished second in the one-meter dive with an NCAA Zone qualifying score of 285.15
On Oct. 30 against IUPUI, won both the one-meter (303.83) and the three-meter (344.33), registering NCAA zone qualifying scores in both events. Her score of 344.33 in the three-meter marked the third-best score in Rutgers history
Earns her fifth career Diver of the Week honor and her second of the season
Last Rutgers Women’s Diver of the Week: Abigail Knapton (Oct. 13, 2021)

Women’s Freshman of the Week
Hannah Cornish, Minnesota
Port Perry, Ontario – Uxbridge Secondary School (Ontario)

Won six races as Minnesota defeated Nebraska and St. Thomas
In the win over Nebraska, touched first in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle events, posting personal records of 50.56 and 1:49.81, respectively, while also helping the Gophers win the 400-yard freestyle relay
On Oct. 30 against St. Thomas, took first place in the 50-yard freestyle (23.34) and contributed to wins in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard medley relay
Earns the first Freshman of the Week honor of her career
Last Minnesota Women’s Freshman of the Week: Abbey Kilgallon (Oct. 24, 2018)

2021-22 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honorees

Oct. 13
S: Will Chan, Sr., MICH
D: Cameron Gammage, Fr., MICH
F: Gal Groumi, MICH

Oct. 20
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Jake Butler, Jr., MINN
F: Carson Tyler, IND

Oct. 27
S: Andrew Benson, So. WIS
D: Tyler Downs, Fr., PUR
F: Tyler Downs, PUR

Nov. 3
S: Brendan Burns, Jr., IND
D: Carson Tyler, Fr., IND
F: Alex Quach, OSU

2021-22 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honorees

Oct. 13
S: Maggie MacNeil, Sr., MICH
D: Abigail Knapton, Gr., RU
F: Letitia Sim, MICH

Oct. 20
S: Madison Murtagh, Sr., PSU
D: Anne Fowler, So., IND
F: Brearna Crawford, IND

Oct. 27
S: Phoebe Bacon, So., WIS
D: Sara Troyer, Sr., NEB
F: Beatriz Padron, NEB

Nov. 3
S: Amy Fulmer, Jr., OSU
D: Abigail Knapton, Gr., RU
F: Hannah Cornish, MINN

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