Hawkeyes Sweep B1G Weekly Awards

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa swimming and diving swept the Big Ten Weekly awards, the conference announced Wednesday. Sophomore Scarlet Martin was named Swimmer of the Week, junior Makayla Hughbanks earned Diver of the Week, and Olivia Swalley picked up her third Freshman of the Week honor this season.

Hughbanks’ and Martin’s honors are the second of their careers, winning their first weekly honors on Dec. 14, 2022.

In the Hawkeyes win in the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series Dual against Iowa State, Martin won the 100 fly and 200 fly. She swam a Beyer Hall Pool record (53.79) in the 100 fly and posted a 1:59.76 in the 200 fly to capture her second win of the day.

Martin was also a part of both relay squads that registered wins on the day. The 400 Free Relay quartet posted the pool record in 3:22.56, and won the 200 medley relay in 1:41.11.

Hughbanks won both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives against the Cyclones. Hughbanks posted season bests in both events with a 311.85 1-meter score and 329.40 3-meter score.

Swalley posted Iowa’s sixth-best 100 breaststroke (1:01.53) in program history. Swalley also won the 200 breast (2:15.05) and set the Beyer Hall pool record in the 200 IM (2:01.17). She also helped Iowa win the 200 medley relay.

The Hawkeyes travel Tuesday, Jan. 2 to take on Miami at 1 p.m. (CT) inside Whitten Center Pool in Coral Gables, Florida.