WSWM: Hoosiers Capture Back-to-Back Big Ten Titles

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Indiana captured its second straight conference title on the strength of record setting performance from Kate Fesenko and Donna Smailis on the final day of competition at the Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in West Lafayette, Ind.

The Hoosiers amassed 758 points over the four-day event to successfully defend the conference crown. Minnesota finished second with 572.5 and Michigan was third with 462.5. Championships host Purdue tallied 460 points while Ohio State's compiled 399.5 points to round out the top five in the final team standings.

The conference office also announced individual honors at the conclusion of the meet. A complete breakdown follows:

Freshman of the Year: Taylor Wohrley, Indiana
Swimmer of the Championships:  Kate Fesenko, Indiana
Swimmer of the Year: Kate Fesenko, Indiana
Diver of the Championships: Kelci Bryant, Minnesota
Diver of the Year: Kelci Bryant, Minnesota
Swimming Coach of the Year: John Klinge, Purdue
Diving Coach of the Year: Wenbo Chen, Minnesota

Look here for a complete recap and results from the final day of competition.

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