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Minnesota junior Kelci Bryant captured the 1-meter diving national title at the 2011 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships in Austin, Texas on Thursday. Bryant gathered 349.65 points to win the crown.

After six events in the books, the Gophers pace all Big Ten teams in eighth place with 67 team points, followed by Wisconsin at 56 and Ohio State at No. 16 with 18 points. After day one, Indiana sits at No. 20 while Penn State and Michigan are tied at No. 26 on the team leaderboard. Purdue rounds out the conference contingent at No. 29 with five team points.

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WSWM: Big Ten Sends 11 Divers to NCAA Championships

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Eleven Big Ten divers qualified last weekend for the 2011 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. The Championships begin this Thursday March 17-19 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas. The follow is a list of the participants: Indiana's Gabby Agostino and Amy Cozad, Iowa's Deidre Freeman and Veronica Rydze, Michigan's Amanda Lohman, Minnesota's Kelci Bryant and Margaret Keefer, Ohio State's Bianca Alvarez and Katherine Bell and Purdue's Kara Cook and Erin Mertz.









WSWM: Weekend Schedule

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FEBRUARY 26

Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance Meet, 11 a.m. ET [1]

 

FEBRUARY 27

Gopher-It-Invite, 1 ET

 

[1] -- West Lafayette, Ind.

WSWM: Indiana Captures Third Straight Big Ten Championship

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Indiana captured its third straight conference title on the strength of Brittany Barwegen and Laura Ryan on the final day of competition at the Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in Bloomington, Ind.

The Hoosiers amassed 821 points over the four-day event to successfully defend the conference crown. Minnesota finished second with 578 and Ohio State was third with 456. Penn State tallied 391 points while Purdue compiled 355.5 points to round out the top five in the final team standings.

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WSWM: Weekend Schedule

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FEBRUARY 18

Big Ten Championships, All Day [1]

 

FEBRUARY 19

Big Ten Championships, All Day [1]

 

[1] -- Bloomington, Ind.

Indiana climbed into first place on the strength of a top finish and two runner-up finishes during the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championships inside the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center. Through seven completed events, the Hoosiers have compiled 279 team points and sit just slightly ahead of Indiana (236) and Ohio State (149) in the team standings. With 147 points Michigan occupies the fourth place position in the team race while Purdue rounds out the top five with 146.5 overall tallies.

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Tonight's schedule features the 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, one-meter diving and 200 freestyle relay.

After the first day of competition, Indiana and Wisconsin lead with 68 points, followed closely by Minnesota with 66. Ohio State and Purdue round out the top five with 58 and 56 points.

WSWM: Day 2 of Big Ten Swimming and Diving Has Begun

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Thursday's schedule features the 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle and one-meter diving, while the 200 freestyle relay will be contested during the evening finals. After the first day of competition, Indiana and Wisconsin lead with 68 points, followed closely by Minnesota with 66. Ohio State and Purdue round out the top five with 58 and 56 points.

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Indiana and Wisconsin jumped out to an slight lead after Wednesday's opening session at the 2011 Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. The Hoosiers and Badgers are tied with 68 team points, followed closely by Minnesota with 66. Ohio State and Purdue round out the top five with 58 and 56 points.

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WSWM: The Big Ten Women's Swimming Championships is Underway

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The Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on the campus of Indiana University will play host to the 2011 Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, which are underway and will conclude Saturday night. Tonight's action will feature timed finals of the 200-yard medley and 800 freestyle relays. Competition will begin at 11 a.m. ET Thursday through Saturday with preliminary heats, while finals will be held at 6:30 p.m. ET nightly.

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