Indiana Wins 2017 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships

Feb. 25, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Indiana captured the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday night at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State University. The Hoosiers claimed eight individual titles and four relay crowns en route to the 25th Big Ten Championship in program history and first since 2006.

Indiana compiled 1,504 points throughout the four-day event. Michigan and Ohio State tied for second after collecting 1,382 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 879 points, while Wisconsin recorded 763 points to finish fifth.

The Hoosiers took home Big Ten titles in the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, one-meter diving, 200-yard individual medley, three-meter diving, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 400- yard freestyle relay and the 800-yard freestyle relay.

Big Ten Swimmer and Diver of the Year and Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year will be announced following the NCAA Championships.

BTN will air tape-delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at 10:30 a.m. ET Sunday.

The complete 2017 All-Big Ten Teams and Sportsmanship Award honorees are listed below.


Rank

Team

Points

1

Indiana

1504

2

Michigan

1382

Ohio State

1382

4

Minnesota

879

5

Wisconsin

763

6

Purdue

721.5

7

Penn State

554.5

8

Iowa

424

9

Northwestern

349

10

Michigan State

273

First Team

Marwan El Kamash, Indiana

Ian Finnerty, Indiana

Robert Glover, Indiana

Michael Hixon, Indiana

Ali Khalafalla, Indiana

Vini Lanza, Indiana

Blake Pieroni, Indiana

Mohamed Samy, Indiana

Anze Tavcar, Indiana

Felix Auboeck, Michigan

Paul Powers, Michigan

Charlie Swanson, Michigan

Mossimo Chavez, Ohio State

Joshua Fleagle, Ohio State

Matt McHugh, Ohio State

Thomas Trace, Ohio State

Shane Ryan, Penn State

Marat Amaltdinov, Purdue

Steele Johnson, Purdue

Second Team

Christopher Klein, Michigan

Jacob Montaque, Michigan

Tristan Sanders, Michigan

Vincent Tafuto, Michigan

Jakub Maly, Minnesota

Jordan Wilimovsky, Northwestern

Jack Barone, Ohio State

Noah Lense, Ohio State

Andrew Loy, Ohio State

Colin Zeng, Ohio State

Cannon Clifton, Wisconsin

Matthew Hutchins, Wisconsin

Brett Pinfold, Wisconsin

Ryan Stack, Wisconsin

Sportsmanship Honorees

Bob Glover, Indiana

Kenneth Mende, Iowa

Jackson Goethe, Michigan

Adam Henley, Michigan State

Noah Busch, Minnesota

Stephen Shull, Northwestern

Joey Long, Ohio State

Matt Stasiunas, Penn State

Alex Toetz, Purdue

Harrison Tran, Wisconsin