Bohman Earns Big 12 Weekly Honors


By Jonathan Harkey for WVUsports.com
January 22, 2014 04:04 PM
Bryce Bohman
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Big 12 Conference has announced that senior swimmer Bryce Bohman has been named the Big 12 Men’s Swimmer of the Week.
 
This marks the third time that Bohman has earned the award. He first earned it on Oct. 23 and won his second award of the season on Dec. 11.
 
The Moline, Ill., native posted first-place finishes in five of his six individual events over the past two weeks, while also setting the pace for two 200 medley wins with his solid opening splits in the backstroke.
 
Against Pitt, Bohman won all three of his events. His 100 back time of 48.82 beat the field by 1.8 seconds, while his 200 back time of 1:48.69 beat the field by over 2.8 seconds. He scored his third individual win of the day with a 49.92 time in the 100 fly. His 22.44 split in the 200 medley relay set the pace for the winning time of 1:30.86.
 
At TCU, Bohman continued his success with two wins in the 100 back (48.54) and 100 fly (48.94), while he was narrowly edged in the 200 back and finished second (1:46.87).
 
Bohman is currently ranked fifth nationally in the 100 back. He is also ranked in the top-25 nationally in the 200 back.
 
The teams are off this week before the men’s team travels to Ohio State on Jan. 31 and the women’s team travels to Ohio on Feb. 1.



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