March 27, 2014
Big Ten Collects Two National Titles on Final Day
The Michigan men's swimming & diving team placed fourth at the 2014 NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships, collecting 310 points throughout the three-day event. Indiana placed 10th with 141 points, followed by 17th-place Penn State (63) and 18th-place Ohio State (54). Wolverine Connor Jaeger won the national title in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 14:29.27, while Northwestern's Jordan Wilimovsky placed fourth (14:44.36). Michigan's Dylan Bosch won the national crown in the 200-yard butterfly (1:39.33), while teammate Kyle Whitaker (1:42.56) and Indiana's Steve Schmuhl (1:43.17) placed fifth and seventh, respectively. Hoosiers' Eric Ress placed second in the 200-yard backstroke (1:38.69), while Penn State's Shane Ryan finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (42.32 seconds). Code Miller of Indiana recorded a second-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:51.82), while Michigan's Richard Funk came in seventh (1:53.81).
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Final Day of NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Underway Today
The final day of the 2014 NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships is underway today at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. Saturday's slate presents the the 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, platform diving event and 400-yard freestyle relay. Preliminary heats are slated for Noon ET, with finals scheduled for 8 p.m.
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NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Recap Day 2
Through 14 events, Michigan remains in fourth place with 225 points, followed by Indiana in 11th place with 95 points and Penn State in 17th place with 44 points. Ohio State checks in at No. 19 with 36 points, followed by No. 22 Minnesota (25 points) and No. 24 Purdue (14 points).
Indiana's Steve Schmuhl recorded a fourth-place finish in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 3:40.64, while Michigan's Kyle Whitaker placed sixth (3:41.33) and teammate Dylan Bosch finished seventh (3:41. 65). Ohio State's Tim Phillips swam to a third-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (45.10 seconds), while Wolverines' Michael Wynalda came in third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:32.58). In the 100-yard breastroke, Michigan's Richard Funk placed third (51.96 seconds), Indiana's Cody Miller finished sixth (52.09) and Wolverines' Bruno Ortiz came in seventh (52.12). Shane Ryan of Penn State secured a second-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (44.78 seconds). Indiana's Darian Schmidt and Purdue's Layne Rogers finished sixth and eighth, respectively, in the three-meter diving event. Michigan's 800-yard freestyle relay team of Nielsen, Wynalda, Glanda and Jaeger finished the evening with a fourth-place showing (6:16.37).
The final day of the NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships presents the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 400-yard freestyle relay, platform diving competition and 1,650-yard freestyle. Preliminary events begin at Noon ET, with finals slated for 8 p.m. ET.
Day 2 of NCAA Championships Set for Noon
Day 2 of the NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships is underway at Noon ET at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. Friday's slate presents the 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke, three-meter diving event and 800-yard freestyle relay.
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NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Recap Day 1
Through six events, Michigan sits in fourth with 109 points, followed by 14th-place Indiana (31) and 18th-place Minnesota (23).
The Wolverines began the evening with a seventh-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:19.14). Michigan's Anders Nielsen placed eighth in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:16.88. The 200-yard individual medley saw two Wolverines finish among the top eight: fourth-place Kyle Whitaker (1:41.51) and sixth-place Dylan Bosch (1:42.05). Minnesota's Derek Toomey swam to a fourth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (19.05 seconds), while Michigan's 400-yard medley relay team of Wojciechowski, Funk, Brumm and Ortiz finished seventh (3:07.61).
Day 2 of the NCAA Championships will begin with preliminary events of the 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke, 800-yard freestyle relay and three-meter diving event. Finals of these events will begin at 8 p.m. ET.
Day 1 of NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Begins Today
The 2014 NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships begins today at 11 a.m. CT at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. Thursday's competition presents the 200-yard freestyle relay, 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle, 1-meter diving event and 400-yard medley relay.
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A complete list of Big Ten student-athletes is listed below.
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