Mountain West Announces Swimmer & Diver of the Week - Feb. 1, 2012

Feb. 1, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Boise State senior Stephanie North and San Diego State senior Kristen Meier earned Mountain West Swimmer and Diver of the Week honors for their performances from Jan. 23-30, 2012. It is North's third weekly honor of the season and the sixth for Meier this season.

North, from Klamath Falls, Ore., won two individual events and swam legs of two winning relays on Jan. 28 as the Broncos beat Colorado State 185-106 at home. She won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 57.07 and the 100-yard freestyle with a 51.85. North swam the anchor of the 200-yard medley relay (1:45.33) and the third leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay. She also swam an exhibition in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.32.

Meier, from Walden, N.Y., took first place in the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events and the platform dive at the Falcon Diving Invitational on Jan. 27-28 at the Air Force Academy. Meier recorded NCAA Zone qualifying marks with a 307.50 in the 1-meter, a 343.05 in the 3-meter and a 239.55 off of the platform. She finished the regular season with 19 individual wins.

2011-12 MW Women's Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 13 - Stephanie North, Sr., Boise State
Oct. 19 - Amber Boucher, Sr., Boise State
Oct. 26 - Kim Davis, Fr., Air Force; Stephanie Koch, Jr., San Diego State
Nov. 2 - Stephanie North, Sr., Boise State
Nov. 9 - Sabine Rasch, Jr., TCU
Nov. 17 - Sabine Rasch, Jr., TCU
Nov. 23 - Kelsey Conci, Sr., Wyoming
Dec. 7 - Amber Boucher, Sr., Boise State
Dec. 21 - Sabine Rasch, Jr., TCU
Jan. 11 - Kelly Marquenie, So., San Diego State
Jan. 18 - Katelyn Weddle, Jr., San Diego State
Jan. 25 - Amber Boucher, Sr., Boise State
Feb. 1 - Stephanie North, Sr., Boise State

2011-12 MW Women's Diver of the Week
Oct. 13 - Ashlee Erickson, Sr., New Mexico
Oct. 19 - Ashlee Erickson, Sr., New Mexico
Oct. 26 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State
Nov. 2 - Ashlee Erickson, Sr., New Mexico
Nov. 9 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State
Nov. 17 - Katie Lybbert, Jr., TCU
Nov. 23 - Shayna Solomon, Sr., Colorado State
Dec. 7 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State
Dec. 21 - Katie Lybbert, Jr., TCU
Jan. 11 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State
Jan. 18 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State
Jan. 25 - Megan Harper, So., New Mexico
Feb. 1 - Kristen Meier, Sr., San Diego State