Michigan Wins 2017 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships

Feb. 18, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Michigan claimed the 2017 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University. It’s the Wolverines’ second consecutive conference crown and the 16th in program history.

Michigan collected 14 top-three finishes and compiled 1,287 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,125 points and Wisconsin was third with 1,101.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 1,086 points, while Ohio State recorded 837 points to finish fifth.

The Wolverines took home titles and set Big Ten Championship records in the 200-yard freestyle (Siobhan Haughey; 1:42.49), 500-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 4:34.40), 1,650-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 15:44.93) and 800-yard freestyle relay (Bi, Haughey, Deloof, Ryan; 6:55.34).

Indiana’s Lilly King was named Swimmer of the Championships, while Minnesota’s Yu Zhou was tabbed Diver of the Championships. Minnesota’s Tevyn Waddell claimed Freshman of the Year honors.

The complete 2017 All-Big Ten Teams and Sportsmanship Award honorees are listed below.

2017 Big Ten Individual Honors

Swimmer of the Championships: Lilly King, Indiana
Diver of the Championships: Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Freshman of the Year: Tevyn Waddell, Minnesota          

2017 All-Big Ten Teams

First Team

Gia Dalesandro, Indiana

Kennedy Goss, Indiana

Lilly King, Indiana

Jessica Parratto, Indiana

Alexandra Rockett, Indiana

Holly Spears, Indiana

Yirong Bi, Michigan

Gabrielle Deloof, Michigan

Siobhan Haughey, Michigan

G Ryan, Michigan

Zoe Avestruz, Minnesota 

Lindsey Horejsi, Minnesota 



Danielle Nack, Minnesota 

Tevyn Waddell, Minnesota          

Yu Zhou, Minnesota

Lindsay Clary, Ohio State

Liz Li, Ohio State

Marissa Berg, Wisconsin

Chase Kinney, Wisconsin

Cierra Runge, Wisconsin

Emmy Sehmann, Wisconsin

Jessica Unicomb, Wisconsin

Second Team

Catherine Deloof, Michigan

Vanessa Krause, Michigan

Rebecca Postoll, Michigan

Clara Smiddy, Michigan

Kierra Smith, Minnesota

Anna Filipcic, Nebraska

Olivia Rosendahl, Northwestern

Maria Coy, Ohio State

Macie McNichols, Ohio State

Cheyenne Meek, Ohio State

Allyson McHugh, Penn State

Abigail Jagdfeld, Wisconsin

Sportsmanship Award Honorees

Fiona McDermott, Illinois

Stephanie Marchuk, Indiana

Serena Wanasek, Iowa

Allie Murphy, Michigan

Emily Brunett, Michigan State

Breanne Siwicki, Minnesota                           

Jacqueline Jeschke, Nebraska

Lauren Abruzzo, Northwestern   

Elizabeth Auckley, Ohio State

MacKenzie Hornibrook, Penn State

Danielle Auckley, Purdue

Meghan Kiely, Rutgers                                        

Madeline Hazle, Wisconsin