Pac-12 announces 2019 Women's Swimming and Diving postseason awards, March 2, 2019. SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 Conference announced the recipients of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving awards, as voted on by the league coaches. CALIFORNIA’s Abbey Weitzeil was named the Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year while Golden Bears’ head coach Teri McKeever was voted Pac-12 Swimming Coach of the Year for the eighth time in her 27-year tenure with the program. STANFORD’s Taylor Ruck was named the Pac-12 Swimming Freshman of the Year after helping the Cardinal collect its third-straight NCAA National and Pac-12 Championship crowns. For the third-straight year, UCLA’s Tom Stebbins was voted Pac-12 Diving Coach of the Year as he coached senior Maria Polyakova to her second career Pac-12 Diver of the Year honor. Stanford’s Carolina Sculti was tabbed Pac-12 Diving Freshman of the Year.