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Eight Big Ten student-athletes have been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Team, as announced on Thursday. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. 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.

Eileen Brandes, Field Hockey, Michigan
Josh Ihnen, Wrestling, Nebraska
Tucker Lane, Wrestling, Nebraska
Ulrike Denker, Rowing, Ohio State
Sean Duddy, Hockey, Ohio State
Andrew Elliott, Swimming & Diving, Ohio State
Kelsey Amy, Field Hockey, Penn State
Miguel Pineda, Gymnastics, Penn State
Nine Big Ten student-athletes have been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Team, as announced on Thursday. The Academic All-District team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their performances in the classroom and athletically. The complete list of Big Ten honorees can be found below.

Field Hockey
Eileen Brandes, Michigan (Biology, 3.92)
Kelsey Amy, Penn State (Fine Arts, 3.79)

Gymnastics
Michael Newburger, Ohio State (Mathematics, 3.94)
Miguel Pineda, Penn State (Biology, 3.98)

Rowing
Ulrike Denker, Ohio State (Business/Master of Accounting, 3.93)

Swimming
Andrew Elliott, Ohio State (Marketing, 3.85)
Lauren Roth, Purdue, (Psychology, 3.93)

Tennis
Bruno Abdelnour, Illinois (Mechanical Engineering, 3.96)
Garret Dunn, Iowa (Finance Accounting, 4.00)

Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Season in Review

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The Big Ten men's swimming & diving season concluded with 10 top-10 finishes on the final day of the NCAA Championships in Federal Way, Wash. Michigan placed fifth at the championships with 271 points, while Indiana recorded 140 points en route to a 10th place finish. The Hoosiers were followed by No. 12 Ohio State (106), No. 17 Purdue (56) and No. 24 Minnesota (37). Iowa, Michigan State, Purdue and Wisconsin also received points at the event. For the full release, click here.

NCAA Championships Qualifiers: Sixty-two Big Ten student-athletes from nine men's swimming & diving teams represented the conference at the 2012 NCAA Championships in Seattle, Wash., from March 22-24. The list of Big Ten qualifiers, complete with qualifying time, can be found here.

Indiana and Michigan Claim Big Ten Honors: The conference office announced on Wednesday, March 28, the 2012 Big Ten Men's Swimmer and Diver of the Year award winners, as voted by the conference coaches. Michigan's Dan Madwed captured Swimmer of the Year honors, while Indiana's Zac Nees took home Diver of the Year accolades. For the complete release, click here.

Big Ten Championships Award Winners: The Big Ten Conference office announced on Friday, March 2, its 2012 men's swimming & diving individual award winners. Michigan's Dan Madwed was named Big Ten Swimmer of the Championships, while Indiana's Darian Schmidt, Minnesota's Kristoffer Jorgensen and Ohio State's Shane Miszkiel were tabbed Co-Divers of the Championships. Penn State's Nate Savoy took home Freshman of the Year honors, Michigan head coach Mike Bottom was named Swimming Coach of the Year, and Indiana diving coach Jeff Huber earned Diving Coach of the Year accolades. For the release, click here.

Wolverines Capture Big Ten Title: Michigan won its second consecutive Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championships crown Saturday, Feb. 25, behind first-place finishes by Connor Jaeger and Dan Madwed on the final day of competition at the Campus and Recreation Wellness Center in Iowa City, Iowa. For the complete release, click here.


NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Qualifiers

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Sixty-two Big Ten student-athletes from nine men's swimming & diving teams will represent the conference at the 2012 NCAA Championships in Seattle, Wash., from March 22-24. The list of Big Ten qualifiers, complete with qualifying time, can be found below.

Indiana
James Barbiere, 500-yard freestyle (4:18.23)
Michael DellOrco II, Diving
Daniel Kanoor, 200 medley relay (1:25.79)
Cody Miller, 200 individual medley (1:44.81); 200 medley relay (1:25.79); 100 breaststroke (52.34); 200 breaststroke (1:54.07)
Conor Murphy, Diving
Zachary Nees, Diving
Darian Schmidt, Diving
Stephen Schmuhl, 200 medley relay (1:25.79)
Samuel Trahin, 400 individual medley (3:46.49)
James Wells, 200 medley relay (1:25.79); 100 backstroke (46.30); 200 backstroke (1:42.92)

Iowa

Paul Gordon, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.61); 200 freestyle (1:35.26); 400 freestyle relay (2:52.53)
Jordan Huff, 400 freestyle relay (2:52.53)
Duncan Partridge, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.61); 400 freestyle relay (2:52.53)
Ryan Phelan, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.61); 50 freestyle (19.52); 400 freestyle relay (2:52.53)
Gianni Sesto, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.61)

Michigan
Ryan Feeley, 500 freestyle (4:15.12); 1,650 freestyle (14.45.23)
Sean Fletcher, 400 medley relay (3:07.32); 100 butterfly (46.10)
Richard Funk, 400 medley relay (3:07.32); 200 medley relay (1:25.58); 100 breaststroke (53.15)
Evan Gregg, 200 medley relay (1:25.58)
Connor Jaeger, 500 freestyle (4:15.65); 200 freestyle (1:35.30); 800 freestyle relay (6:16.26); 1,650 freestyle (14:43.64)
Daniel Madwed, 200 individual medley (1:44.47); 400 medley relay (3:07.32); 100 butterfly (46.02); 800 freestyle relay (6:16.26); 200 butterfly (1:42.67)
Bruno Ortiz, 100 breaststroke (52.72)
Miguel Ortiz, 400 medley relay (3:07.32); 200 medley relay (1:25.58); 100 backstroke (46.33)
Sean Ryan, 500 freestyle (4:16.47); 1,650 freestyle (14:45.08)
Kyle Whitaker, 200 individual medley (1:43.40); 400 individual medley (3:41.04); 800 freestyle relay (6:16.26); 200 butterfly (1:43.25)
John Wojciechowski, 200 medley relay (1:25.58); 100 butterfly (46.56); 200 butterfly (1:43.93)
Michael Wynalda, 200 freestyle (1:34.08); 800 freestyle relay (6:16.26)

Michigan State

Jacob Jarzen, 100 butterfly (46.42)

Minnesota
Zachary Bolin, 400 freestyle relay (2:53.31)
Hrvoje Capan, 400 freestyle relay (2:53.31)
Benjamin Griggs, 400 freestyle relay (2:53.31)
Daniel Helm, Diving
Kristopher Jorgensen, Diving
Michael Ross, Diving
Clayton Smith, 1,650 freestyle (15:02.57)
Derek Toomey, 400 freestyle relay (2:53.31)
Kyler Van Swol, 200 butterfly (1:44.41)

Ohio State

Zachary Bimbrich, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.70); 200 medley relay (1:25.62)
Andrew Elliott, 400 medley relay (3:09.37); 200 medley relay (1:25.62); 100 backstroke (46.42); 200 backstroke (1:41.22)
Lincoln Fahrbach, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.70); 400 medley relay (3:09.37); 200 freestyle (1:35.23)
Brent Hitchcock, 1,650 freestyle (14:59.74)
Zachary Holmes, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.70)
Christian Holstein, Diving
Alex Miller, 1,650 freestyle (14:59.74)
Shane Miskiel, Diving
Jason Schnur, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.70); 50 freestyle (19.12); 400 medley relay (3:09.37); 200 medley relay (1:25.62); 100 freestyle (42.85)
Markus Sievers, 200 backstroke (1:42.23)
Tyler Stevenson, 400 medley relay (3:09.37); 200 medley relay (1:25.62)
Luke Stirton, 200 butterfly (1:44.59)

Penn State

Brian Alden, 200 medley relay (1:25.61)
Shane Austin, 400 medley relay (3:09.09)
Sean Grier, 400 medley relay (3:09.09); 200 medley relay (1:25.61)
Scott Marino, 200 individual medley (1:44.97)
Matthew Salig, 200 butterfly (1:44.18)
Nathaniel Savoy, 400 medley relay (3:09.09); 200 medley relay (1:25.61); 100 backstroke (46.60); 200 backstroke (1:42.56)
Mitchell Scherer, 400 medley relay (3:09.09); 200 medley relay (1:25.61); 100 breaststroke (53.21)

Purdue
Matthew Friede, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.71)
Daniel Tucker, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.71)
Benjamin Wachtel, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.71)
Benjamin Ziolkowski, 200 freestyle relay (1:17.71)

Wisconsin

Daniel Lester, 200 individual medley (1:44.48); 100 butterfly (46.07)
Michael Weiss, 400 individual medley (3:43.80)

Weekend Schedule

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March 4
MICHIGAN at OSU Last Chance Meet
MINNESOTA at Gopher-It Invitational
OHIO STATE at OSU Last Chance Meet
WISCONSIN at Gopher-It Invitational

Weekend Schedule

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February 11-12
MICHIGAN at OSU Invite [1]
OHIO STATE at OSU Invite
PURDUE at OSU Invite

Weekend Schedule

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February 3
MINNESOTA at Minnesota Challenge - ALL DAY
Buffalo at PENN STATE - 4 p.m. ET
Western Illinois at IOWA - 6 p.m. CT

February 4

MICHIGAN STATE at MICHIGAN - Noon ET
Lehigh at PENN STATE - 1 p.m. ET

Weekend Schedule

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January 27
IOWA at Shamrock Invitational - ALL DAY [1]
NORTHWESTERN at Northwestern Invitational - 5 p.m. CT
MICHIGAN, PENN STATE at OHIO STATE - 6 p.m. ET
MINNESOTA, PURDUE at WISCONSIN - 6 p.m. CT [2]

January 28
IOWA at Shamrock Invitational - ALL DAY [1]
NORTHWESTERN at Northwestern Invitational - 10 a.m. CT
Louisville at INDIANA - Noon ET
MICHIGAN, PENN STATE at OHIO STATE - Noon ET
MINNESOTA, PURDUE at WISCONSIN - Noon CT [2]

Legend
[1] Notre Dame, Ind.
[2] B1G Triple Duals

In The Polls

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Six teams represent the Big Ten in the latest CSCAA Top 25 Poll, as announced on Wednesday. Michigan sits at No. 4, Ohio State checks in at No. 9 and Indiana is No. 11. Iowa appears at No. 14, Minnesota is No. 16 and Purdue follows suit at No. 17.

For the complete list, click here.

Weekend Schedule

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January 21
PURDUE at INDIANA - 10 p.m. ET *BTN (Live)
IOWA at NORTHWESTERN - 11 a.m. CT
Green Bay at WISCONSIN - Noon CT
Harvard at OHIO STATE - 1 p.m. ET
MICHIGAN STATE at Notre Dame - 2 p.m. ET


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