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Schedule
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Day One Finals: 6:30 p.m.
200-yard Medley Relay
800-yard Freestyle Relay
 
Thursday, Feb. 23
Day Two Prelims: 11 a.m.
500-yard Freestyle
200-yard Individual Medley
50-yard Freestyle
One-Meter Diving (Prelims & Consolation Finals, 1 p.m.)
 
Day Two Finals: 6:30 p.m.
500-yard Freestyle
200-yard Individual Medley
50-yard Freestyle
One-Meter Diving
400-yard Medley Relay
 
Friday, Feb. 24
Day Three Prelims: 11 a.m.
100-yard Butterfly
400-yard Individual Medley
200-yard Freestyle
100-yard Breaststroke
100-yard Backstroke
Three-Meter Diving (Prelims & Consolation Finals, 1 p.m.)
 
Day Three Finals: 6:30 p.m.
100-yard Butterfly
400-yard Individual Medley
200-yard Freestyle
100-yard Breaststroke
100-yard Backstroke
Three-Meter Diving
 
Saturday, Feb. 25
Day Four Prelims: 11 a.m.
200-yard Backstroke
100-yard Freestyle
200-yard Breaststroke
200-yard Butterfly
Platform Diving (Prelims & Consolation Finals, 1 p.m.)
1,650-yard Freestyle
 
Day Four Finals: 6:30 p.m.
1,650-yard Freestyle
200-yard Backstroke
100-yard Freestyle
200-yard Breaststroke
200-yard Butterfly
Platform Diving
400-yard Freestyle Relay


RESULTS
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2017 BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW 

Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championship Release Get Acrobat Reader

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2017 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Ohio State University will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 25 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay. Preliminary heats will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the finals scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. each night.
Thursday’s schedule features the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving event, while the 400-yard medley relay will be contested during the evening finals. Friday’s slate includes the 100-yard butterfly, 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving competition, with the 200-yard freestyle relay held in the evening. Saturday’s schedule features the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, platform diving event and the 1,650-yard freestyle, with the 400-yard freestyle relay held that evening.

Michigan won its sixth consecutive Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship and 40th overall last season, after compiling 1,475.5 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,306 points and Ohio State was third with 1,294.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 919 points, while Wisconsin recorded 832.5 points to finish fifth.

The Wolverines return three individual event winners looking to defend their Big Ten titles. PJ Ransford will seek his second straight title in the 1,650-yard freestyle event. Teammate Paul Powers will aim to win the 50-yard freestyle for the third consecutive year, while Tristan Sanders looks to repeat his 200-yard backstroke crown.

Also returning to defend championship titles this year are Ohio State’s Matt McHugh and Indiana’s Blake Pieroni. McHugh looks to earn his third consecutive title in the 100-yard butterfly and second consecutive title in the 100-yard backstroke, while Pieroni hopes to duplicate his 100- and 200-yard freestyle titles.

Last season, Michigan and Indiana split the relay events, with the Wolverines taking the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay crowns, while the Hoosiers captured titles in the 400-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay. 

The Big Ten Championships will be streamed live on BTN Plus and BTN2Go. BTN will also televise Saturday’s finals on a delayed basis at 10:30 a.m. (ET) Sunday.

Follow all the Big Ten Championships action at bigten.org and on Twitter @bigtenchamps.


Wednesday's Results
Wednesday's Results Get Acrobat Reader

Indiana opened first day of competition taking the 200-yard medley relay and the 800-yard freestyle relay gold. The Hoosiers’ 800-yard freestyle relay time of 6:11.98 marks a new Big Ten Championship record and the fastest time in the NCAA this season.

After the first day of competition, Indiana leads the competition with 128 points, followed by No. 2 Michigan (110), No. 3 Ohio State (106), No. 4 Wisconsin (104) and No. 5 Minnesota (102). Penn State sits in sixth with 96 points, while Iowa and Purde round out the top eight with 94 and 84 points, respectively.

Competition continues tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. ET with the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle, one-meter diving competition and the 400-yard freestyle relay.
Thursday's Heat Sheets/Results
Thursday's Prelims Heat Sheets Get Acrobat ReaderThursday's Finals Heat Sheets Get Acrobat Reader / Thursday's Finals Results Get Acrobat Reader

Thursday’s competition was highlighted by four Big Ten Championship records, including an NCAA-leading time of 4:10.63 set by Michigan’s Felix Auböck in the 500-yard freestyle event. Michigan’s Paul Powers became the first Big Ten swimmer to win the 50-yard freestyle in three consecutive years since Olympian Matt Grevers from 2005-07. The Wolverine touched first in a Big Ten Championship record time of 18.80. Indiana closed out the evening claiming the 400-yard medley relay title with an NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 3:03.28.

After two days of competition, Indiana leads with 562 points, followed by No. 2 Michigan with 461.5, No. 3 Ohio State with 430, No. 4 Wisconsin with 276 and No. 5 Minnesota with 262 points.

Competition resumes tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. ET with the 100-yard butterfly, 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving event. The 200-yard freestyle relay finals will be contested during the evening.
Friday's Heat Sheets/Results
Friday's Prelim Heat Sheets Get Acrobat Reader / Finals Heat Sheets Get Acrobat Reader / Finals Results Get Acrobat Reader 

Heading into the final day of competition, Indiana leads with 999 points, followed by No. 2 Ohio State with 939.5, No. 3 Michigan with 923.5, No. 4 Minnesota with 551 and No. 5 Purdue with 505.5 points.

Action concludes tomorrow with the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving. Preliminary heats will begin at 11 a.m. ET, with the finals and the 400-yard freestyle relay scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday's Heat Sheets/Results
Prelims Heat Sheets Get Acrobat Reader / Prelims Results / Finals Heat Sheets Get Acrobat Reader /Finals Results  

 

Indiana Wins 2017 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships
Hoosiers secure their first Big Ten Championship title since 2006

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


LIVE VIDEO STREAMING
The Big Ten Championships will be streamed live via BTN Plus on BTN2Go. The Big Ten Network will also televise Saturday's finals the week after the meet (February 26 at 10:30 a.m. ET). Complimentary access to BTN2Go is available to viewers connected to the internet network of a Big Ten university. Fans elsewhere can sign up for the pay-per-view webcasts.