BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Athlete of the Week award winners for swimming and diving on Tuesday. Student-athletes from Hamline and Saint Benedict claimed the Conference's weekly honors for November 6-12, 2018.
The MIAC Athlete of the Week awards are nominated by the Conference's sports information directors and selected by MIAC staff. Throughout the fall season, team sports (basketball and hockey) Athletes of the Week will be recognized on Monday afternoons, with individual sports (swimming and diving) announced on Tuesday afternoons. The winners of the latest Athlete of the Week awards are listed below, along with details on their outstanding performances.
To view each sport's 2018-19 Athlete of the Week home page, navigate to the MIAC's Awards page or visit the 2018-19 Athlete of the Week news archive for complete details on each week's selections and winners.
MIAC Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Blaine, Minn. | Spring Lake Park
Nicholas Grivna earned first-place finishes in the 100 butterfly and 200 free over the weekend as Hamline competed in a dual meet with Carleton. Grivna's time of 2:01.75 is tied for second-fastest in the MIAC this season, while his 200 butterfly time of 1:47.87 ranks third. Grivna also helped the Pipers to a second-place finish in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:27.15.
MIAC Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
College of Saint Benedict
Mallory Jarvi notched her fifth win of the season with a three-meter, six-dive score of 253.75 at Macalester's Roger Ahlman Invite on Saturday. Jarvi's score is tops in the MIAC this season, a 25-point season-best, a 17-point career-best, and moves her into second all-time in CSB history - 19 points shy of the 21-year-old school record set by Katie Macy in 1997. Jarvi also finished third in the one-meter competition with a score of 205.65 and has placed in the top three each time she has competed this season.