NCAA Action Concludes at Ohio State University

March 28, 2010

Four Big Ten programs earned top-15 team finishes as competition concluded Sunday evening at the NCAA Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. Michigan led all Big Ten squads with 204 team points to finish in seventh place for the second consecutive season. The top-10 finish marked the 10th consecutive for the Wolverines at the national meet.

Ohio State picked up a ninth-place finish, scoring 136.5 points, while Purdue (97) and Minnesota (82) placed 13th and 14th, respectively. Rounding out the conference contingent was Wisconsin (12) in 30th place, followed closely by Indiana (4) and Northwestern (2), which occupied the 31st and 34th spots in the final team standings.

Texas was crowned champion with 500 points, while California (469.5), Arizona (387), Stanford (369) and Florida (364) rounded out the top five.

U-M junior Tyler Clary highlighted the final day of competition with a runner-up finish in the 200-yard backstroke. The Riverside, Calif., native finished just shy of his second national title of the championships, touching the wall in 1:39.89.

ESPN2 will air a 90-minute show recapping the championships on April 7 at 1:30 p.m.

Complete NCAA Results

Final Team Results

1. Texas 500
2. California 469.5
3. Arizona 387
4. Stanford 369
5. Florida 364
6. Auburn 277.5
7. Michigan 204
8. Georgia 143
9. Ohio State 136.5
10. Virginia 123

13. Purdue 97
14. Minnesota 82
30. Wisconsin 12
31. Indiana 4
34. Northwestern 2