Swimming and Diving Championships

Feb. 17, 2015

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Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships Release

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FINAL DAY OF COMPETITION
Saturday features the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving, with the 400-yard freestyle relay finals taking place this evening.

Through Friday's events of the Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships, Minnesota holds on to the lead with 421.5 points. Indiana sits in second place with 374 points, and Michigan is in third place with 331.5 points. Wisconsin is currently in fourth place after after recording 299 points, followed by Purdue with 261 points.
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MINNESOTA LEADS AFTER DAY 3

Through Friday's events of the Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships, Minnesota holds on to the lead with 421.5 points. Indiana sits in second place with 374 points, and Michigan is in third place with 331.5 points. Wisconsin is currently in fourth place after after recording 299 points, followed by Purdue with 261 points.

Wisconsin's Tamblyn, Meinholz, Grindall and Martin finished first in the 400-yard medley relay, while Minnesota's Zeiger came in first in the 400-yard individual medley. Wisconsin's Ivy Martin also took the title in the 100-yard butterfly, and Indiana's Kennedy Goss claimed the 200-yard freestyle. Kierra Smith of Minnesota finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke, while Indiana's Brooklynn Snodgrass claimed the 100-yard backstroke. Minnesota's Yu Zhou came in first in the 3-meter diving event.

Action continues on Saturday with a preliminary session at 11 a.m. ET and finals at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Friday Results

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DAY 3 OF COMPETITION


Friday's slate presents the 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving, with the 400-yard medley relay contested during the finals.

After the second day of competition, Minnesota sits in first place with 232.5 points. Michigan follows in second with 196.5 points, Indiana is third with 179 points, Wisconsin follows in fourth with 162 points and Penn State rounds out the top five with 147 points.
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MINNESOTA LEADS AFTER DAY 2
Minnesota jumps into first place after Thursday's evening session with 232.5 points. Michigan follows in second with 196.5 points, Indiana is third with 179 points, Wisconsin follows in fourth with 162 points and Penn State rounds out the top five with 147 points.

Wisconsin's team of Kinney, Martin, Van Hout and Tamblyn took home the 200-yard freestyle relay with an NCAA automatic cut and new Big Ten record of 1:27.70. Michigan's Kennedy Goss claimed the 500-yard freestyle title, earning and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:37.83, while teammate Clara Smiddy was the fastest swimmer in the 200-yard individual medley (1:56.74). Wisconsin's Ivy Martin claimed the 50-yard freestyle title for the third consecutive year with a pool record of 21.65.

Minnesota earned first- and second-place positions in the one-meter diving event with Yu Zhou and Katy Etterman coming in first and second, respectively.

Action continues Friday with a preliminary session at 11 a.m. ET, followed by finals at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Day Two Results
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DAY TWO OF COMPETITION
Thursday's schedule features 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving, while the 200-yard freestyle relay will take place this evening at 6:30 p.m. ET.
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MICHIGAN LEADS AFTER DAY 1

Michigan leads after Wednesday's opening session of the 2015 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships. The Wolverines tallied 68 points, followed by Wisconsin with 66 and Minnesota with 62.

Michigan began the evening with a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:37.52 (Deloof, Kopas, Mattingly, Frost). The Wolverines then added a second-place touch in the 800-yard freestyle relay with another NCAA automatic qualifying time of 7:01.72 (Smiddy, Goswell, Deloof, Ryan).

Wisconsin claimed the 200-yard medley relay title with a time of 1:36.82 (Tamblyn, Meinholz, Martin, Kinney), and Indiana claimed the 800-yard freestyle relay title with a Big Ten record-breaking time of 6:59.10 (Lips, Goss, Vertigans, Snodgrass).

Action continues on Thursday with preliminaries set for 11 a.m. ET and finals set for 6:30 p.m. ET.

RESULTS
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The 2015 Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships is underway at 6:30 p.m. ET. The event begins with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and and 800-yard freestyle relay.
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The 2015 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Ohio State University will be held Wednesday, Feb. 18 through Saturday, Feb. 21 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The event begins on Wednesday with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay at 6:30 p.m. ET. 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 slate features the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving competition, with the 200-yard freestyle relay taking place that evening. Friday's schedule includes the 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving event, with the 400-yard medley relay contested during the finals. Saturday's events include the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving, with the 400-yard freestyle relay finals taking place that evening.

Minnesota won its third consecutive Big Ten Championship last season, amassing 760 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second with 649 points, Penn State placed third with 484 points, Ohio State was fourth with 374 points and Michigan rounded out the top five with 361 points.