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Missouri, Texas Sweep Swimmer And Diver Of The Week Honors
November 11, 2010
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Swimmers Nick D'Innocenzo and Karlee Bispo of Texas and divers Dante Jones and Loren Figueroa of Missouri have been named Big 12 Swimmers and Divers of the Week for the second round of the 2010-11 season. It is the fifth conference honor for Bispo, the second for Jones and the first for D'Innocenzo and Figueroa.

Men's Swimmer of the Week
Nick D'Innocenzo, Texas, So., Andover, Mass.
D'Innocenzo posted college swimming's No. 1 time of 1:59.98 in the 200 breaststroke against Indiana and Michigan. He won the event by nearly two seconds over his nearest competitor. D'Innocenzo added a second-place mark of 1:50.72 in the 200 IM, good for the nation's No. 11 time in the event. D'Innocenzo also ranks No. 7 nationally in the 100 breaststroke at 55.65. He posted three wins for the Longhorns at the Southwest Collegiate Plunge, a meet featuring UT, Texas A&M, Missouri, TCU and SMU.

Men's Diver of the Week
Dante Jones, Missouri, Sr., Columbia, Mo.
Jones placed third in the one-meter diving competition at the Southwest Plunge with a final score of 342.85. He also competed in three-meter diving, where he won first place against South Carolina with a score of 350.60.

Women's Swimmer of the Week
Karlee Bispo, Texas, Jr., Modesto, Calif.
Bispo won all three of her individual events in Texas' victory at Texas A&M. She also helped the Horns to a win in the 200 medley relay with a 22.67 anchor split. Bispo also aided in UT's wins over Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Ind., and helped the Horns to four relay victories. She took second in the 500 freestyle in a time of 4:50.86 and won the very next event, the 200 IM, with a time of 2:00.36. Primarily a freestyler, Bispo also competed in the 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 breaststroke against Indiana and Michigan.

Women's Diver of the Week
Loren Figueroa, Missouri, Fr., Oklahoma City, Okla.
Figueroa claimed two diving titles against Kansas with scores of 316.05 in the one meter and 317.93 in the three meter. She followed up that performance with a first-place finish against Arkansas and South Carolina in one-meter diving with a score of 303.35 and a third-place finish in the three-meter dive with a score of 315.40.

Men's Swimmer of the Week
Week 1: Michael Lopresti, Missouri, Jr., Westerville, Ohio.
Week 2: Nick D'Innocenzo, Texas, So., Andover, Mass.

Men's Diver of the Week
Week 1: None
Week 2: Dante Jones, Missouri, Sr., Columbia, Mo.

Women's Swimmer of the Week
Week 1: Laura Sogar, Texas, So., Exeter, R.I.
Week 2: Karlee Bispo, Texas, Jr., Modesto, Calif.

Women's Diver of the Week
Week 1: Maren Taylor, Texas, So., Arlington, Va.
Week 2: Loren Figueroa, Missouri, Fr., Oklahoma City, Okla.

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