June 23, 2014
Through today, the Big Ten will highlight the student-athletes nominated for the conference’s Athlete of the Year awards. Award winners are voted on by a pre-selected media panel and will be announced on Monday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT on BTN.
Connor Jaeger – Michigan – Swimming & Diving
Jaeger departs Michigan as a three-time national champion, nine-time Big Ten individual or relay champion and 10-time NCAA All-American. He helped lead the Wolverines to four Big Ten team titles and one national title during his time in Ann Arbor. One of three senior captains this past season, Jaeger repeated as national champion in the 1,650-yard freestyle. He was a three-time NCAA All-American this season, earning the honor in that race, as well as in the 500-yard freestyle and as part of the 800-yard freestyle relay. He also received an NCAA All-America Honorable Mention in the 200-yard freestyle. Click HERE for more information on Connor.
Previously Highlighted Nominees:
Miles Ukaoma, Nebraska track & field