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Thirteen Big Ten student-athletes have been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team, as announced on Thursday. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30, have sophomore eligibility and be nominated by his or her sports information director. The complete list of Big Ten honorees is below.

First-Team
Noora Raty, Ice Hockey, MINN
Josh Ihnen, Wrestling, NEB
Michael Newburger, Gymnastics, OSU
Max Stearns, Fencing, OSU
Matt Brown, Wrestling, PSU
Lauren Gustafson, Swimming, PUR

Second-Team
Bruno Abdelnour, Tennis, ILL
Connor Jaeger, Swimming, MICH
Caroline Powers, Golf, MSU
Emily Wong, Gymnastics, NEB
Kelsey Amy, Field Hockey, PSU

Third-Team
Garret Dunn, Tennis, IOWA
Tatum Coffey, Lacrosse, PSU

For the complete release, click here.

Twenty-two Big Ten student-athletes earned first-team Capital One Academic All-District honors, as announced on Thursday. The honorees are now eligible for Academic All-America consideration. The complete list of Big Ten Academic All-District award recipients can be found below.

Men's At-Large Academic All-District

District II
Matt Brown, Penn State - wrestling

District V
Bruno Abdelnour, Illinois - tennis
Richard Funk, Michigan - swimming & diving
Connor Jaeger, Michigan - swimming & diving
Michael Newburger, Ohio State - gymnastics
Max Stearns, Ohio State - fencing
Jamie Bissett, Purdue - swimming & diving

District VI
Garret Dunn, Iowa - tennis
Kevin Steinhaus, Minnesota - wrestling

District VII
Josh Ihnen, Nebraska - wrestling
Jordan Reinertson, Nebraska - golf

Women's At-Large Academic All-District

District II
Kelsey Amy, Penn State - field hockey
Tatum Coffey, Penn State - lacrosse
Gabi Shishkoff, Penn State - swimming & diving

District V
Caroline Powers, Michigan State - golf
Michelle Williams, Ohio State - swimming & diving
Lauren Gustafson, Purdue, swimming & diving

District VI
Jessica Plant, Minnesota - swimming & diving
Noora Raty, Minnesota - ice hockey
Kimberly Dinh, Wisconsin - golf
Kendall Schmidt, Wisconsin - rowing

District VII
Emily Wong, Nebraska - gymnastics

For the complete list of honorees, click here for men's and here for women's.

2012-13 Men's Swimming & Diving Season in Review

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The Big Ten men's swimming & diving season concluded at the NCAA Championships on March 30 at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Ind., as Michigan won its Big Ten leading 12th NCAA title and first since 1995. The Wolverines also took home their third consecutive Big Ten Championship this season, earning 899 points at the meet.

NCAA Championship Central: Michigan won its Big Ten leading 12th NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships title and first since 1995 on March 30 on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Ind. The Wolverines totaled 480 team points en route to the national title, while ninth-place Indiana finished in the top 10 with 201 points. Michigan had 27 top-10 finishes on the way to the crown, including individual titles from Connor Jaeger in the 500 freestyle and 1,650 freestyle and the Wolverines' 200 medley relay team consisting of Miguel Ortiz, Bruno Ortiz, Sean Fletcher and Zach Turk. Wisconsin's Andrew Teduits also won a national title, taking the 200 backstroke crown. To read more about the Big Ten in the NCAA Championships, click here and here.

NCAA Championship Qualifiers: Fifty-four Big Ten student-athletes from all 10 men's swimming & diving teams represented the conference at the 2013 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., March 28-30. The list of Big Ten qualifiers can be found here.

Bringing Home the Hardware: The conference office announced the 2013 Big Ten Men's Swimmer and Diver of the Year award winners on Tuesday, April 2 as voted on by the conference coaches. Michigan's Connor Jaeger captured Swimmer of the Year honors, while Indiana's Darian Schmidt took home Diver of the Year accolades. To read the complete release, click here.

Winning Wolverines: Michigan won the 2013 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, which were held at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on the campus of Indiana University, Feb. 27-March 2. The title marked the Wolverines' third consecutive crown and 37th title overall. Michigan amassed 899 points and took home seven individual titles and all five relay titles over the four-day event. Indiana finished second with 664 points and Ohio State was third with 470 points. Minnesota tallied 378 points, while Purdue compiled 328 points to round out the top five in the final team standings. To read more on the Big Ten Championships click here and here.

And the Awards Go To: Following the conclusion of the Big Ten Championships, Michigan Head Coach Mike Bottom picked up Swimming Coach of the Year laurels for the third consecutive year, while Wolverine Dylan Bosch was named Freshman of the Year. Indiana's Cody Miller claimed Swimmer of the Championships honors, while teammate Darian Schmidt shared Co-Diver of the Championships accolades with Ohio State's Shane Miszkiel. Indiana's Jeff Huber was named Diving Coach of the Year for the second year in a row. For more on the awards and a complete list of All-Big Ten honorees, click here.

Academic Excellence: On March 27, the Big Ten Conference recognized 620 winter sport student-athletes who had been named to the Academic All-Conference team, including 124 from men's swimming & diving teams. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. To read more on the Academic All-Conference team, click here

NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Qualifiers

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Fifty-four Big Ten student-athletes from 10 men's swimming & diving teams will represent the conference at the 2013 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. from March 28-30. The list of Big Ten qualifiers can be found below. For more information, including qualifying time, click here.

Indiana
James Barbiere
Donald Hurley
Daniel Kanorr
Tanner Kurtz
Cody Miller
Eric Ress
Stephen Schmuhl
Nicholas Schwab
Samuel Trahin
James Wells

Iowa
Grant Betulius
Roman Trussov

Michigan
Hassaan Abdel Khalik
Dylan Bosch
Peter Brumm
Ryan Feeley
Sean Fletcher
Richard Funk
Justin Glanda
Connor Jaeger
Ryutaro Kamiya
Anders Lie Nielsen
Bruno Ortiz
Miguel Ortiz
Sean Ryan
Zachary Turk
Kyle Whitaker
John Wojciechowski
Michael Wynalda

Michigan State
Jacob Jarzen

Minnesota
Jared Anderson
Max Cartright
Joshua Hall
Logan Redondo
Clayton Smith
Derek Toomey

Northwestern
Chase Stephens
Jordan Wilimovsky

Ohio State
Tamas Gercsak
Zachary Holmes
Connor McDonald
Alex Miller
Tim Phillips
Jason Schnur
Steven Zimmerman

Penn State
Nicholas Ankosko
Sean Grier
Nathan Savoy

Purdue
Lyam Dias
Daniel Tucker

Wisconsin
Dan Lester
Nicholas Schafer
Andrew Teduits
Michael Weiss


In The Polls

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Six Big Ten men's swimming & diving teams represent the conference in the latest CSCAA Top 25 poll, released on Wednesday. Michigan leads the way at No. 3, while Indiana joins them in the top 10 at No. 8. Ohio State checks in at No. 13, followed by Minnesota at No. 14. Iowa sits at No. 20 and Penn State comes in at No. 24. Wisconsin is receiving votes.

For the complete ranking, click here.


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February 16
PURDUE at #2 MICHIGAN First Chance Meet - Noon ET

February 17
PURDUE at #2 MICHIGAN First Chance Meet - Noon ET

Weekend Schedule

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February 8
#20 IOWA vs. Western Illinois - 7 p.m. 
#14 MINNESOTA at Minnesota Challenge - 7 p.m.

February 9
#7 INDIANA at PURDUE - 12 p.m.
#2 MICHIGAN at MICHIGAN STATE - 12 p.m.
#14 MINNESOTA at Minnesota Challenge - 1 p.m.

All times are ET.

In The Polls

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Six men's swimming teams represent the conference in the latest CSCAA Top 25 poll, released on Wednesday. Michigan leads the way at No. 2, while Indiana joins them in the top 10 at No. 7. Ohio State checks in at No. 13 and Minnesota follows at No. 14. Iowa sits at No. 20 and Penn State comes in at No. 24. Wisconsin is receiving votes.

For the complete ranking, click here.


Weekend Schedule

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February 1
No. 8 INDIANA at No. 14 Louisville - 5 p.m. ET
No. 10 OHIO STATE at No. 1 MICHIGAN - 5 p.m. ET
No. 15 MINNESOTA, No. 18 PURDUE at WISCONSIN - 5 p.m. ET
No. 20 IOWA at NORTHWESTERN Invitational - TBA 

February 2
No. 15 MINNESOTA, No. 18 PURDUE at WISCONSIN - 10:45 a.m. ET
No. 10 OHIO STATE at No. 1 MICHIGAN - 12 p.m. ET
Towson at No. 19 PENN STATE - 1 p.m. ET
No. 20 IOWA at NORTHWESTERN Invitational - TBA

Weekend Schedule

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January 25
#10 OHIO STATE and #17 Virginia Tech at #11 Virginia - 9 a.m. ET

January 26
Navy at #19 PENN STATE - 11 a.m. ET
NORTHWESTERN at #20 IOWA - 12 p.m. ET
MICHIGAN STATE at Oakland - 2 p.m. ET
Cincinnati at #10 OHIO STATE - 1 p.m. ET
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