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TCU Sweeps Weekly Swimming and Diving Honors
January 09, 2013

Four TCU Horned Frogs received Big 12 swimming and diving weekly honors for competition through Sunday, Jan. 6. Cooper Robinson was honored with the men's swimming award and Ricky Bradley received the diving accolade. On the women's side, Sara Brzozowski earned swimmer of the week, while Katie Lybbert garnered the diver award. These are the first weekly conference awards for all four student-athletes and the first Big 12 swimming & diving honors for TCU.

Men's Swimmer of the Week
Cooper Robinson, TCU, So., Katy, Texas
Robinson recorded three NCAA ‘B' cuts at the UIW Invitational. His time of 1:43.25 in the finals of the 200 backstroke broke his previous school record of 1:43.41 set last season. The time is the fastest in the Big 12 and ranks 14th nationally this season. Robinson has recorded an NCAA ‘B' cut in the 200 back four times. In the 100 back at the UIW Invite, the only person ahead of him was TCU teammate Adam Szilagyi.

Women's Swimmer of the Week
Sara Brzozowski, TCU, Fr., Brookfield, Wis.
Brzozowski wrote her name into the TCU record books at the UIW Invite. The freshman took down the TCU school record in the 1,000 free during her 1,650 free, splitting her first 1,000 in 9:57.98. She also ranks second in school history in the 500 free and 1,650 free with her times of 4:49.99 and 16:40.81, respectively, at the UIW Invite.

Men's Diver of the Week
Ricky Bradley, TCU, So., Racine, Wis.
Bradley recorded the highest scores of his career at the FIU Winter Invite on both springboards. Bradley's 309.67 also earned the sophomore a qualifying score for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships in March. At the UIW Invite, he won the 3-meter with a score of 299.55.

Women's Diver of the Week
Katie Lybbert, TCU, Sr., Argyle, Texas
Lybbert was TCU's team leader at both the UIW Invitational and the FIU Winter Invite. She placed second in both 3-meter events and took third on the platform.

2012-13 Big 12 Weekly Awards

Men's Swimmer of the Week

Oct. 24: Clay Youngquist, Texas, So.
Nov. 7: Kip Darmody, Texas, So.
Nov. 21: Nathan Cobbe, West Virginia, So.
Dec. 12: Michael McBroom, Texas, Sr.
Jan. 9: Cooper Robinson, TCU, So.

Women's Swimmer of the Week

Oct. 21 Laura Sogar, Texas, Sr.
  Rachael Burnett, West Virginia, Sr.
Nov. 7: Kaitlin Pawlowicz, Texas, So.
Nov. 21: Danielle Smith, West Virginia, Jr.
Dec. 12: Laura Sogar, Texas, Sr.
Jan. 9: Sara Brzozowski, TCU, Fr.

Men's Diver of the Week

Oct. 24: Sean O'Brien, Texas, Fr.
Nov. 7: Will Chandler, Texas, So.
Nov. 21: Will Chandler, Texas, So.
Dec. 12: Richard Pokorny, West Virginia, Jr.
Jan. 9: Ricky Bradley, TCU, So.

Women's Diver of the Week

Oct. 24: Haily VandePoel, West Virginia, So.
Nov. 7: Maren Taylor, Texas, Jr.
Nov. 21: Maren Taylor, Texas, Jr.
Dec. 12: Elyse Brouillette, Iowa State, Fr.
Jan. 9: Katie Lybbert, TCU, Sr.

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