Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Central




Feb. 19, 2014

Championships Central

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Final Day of Competition at Big Ten Championships Set For Today

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

Through 14 events, Minnesota has recorded 526 total points. Indiana sits in second place with 397 points, and Penn State is in third place with 314 points. Michigan is currently in fourth place after recording 272 points, followed by Ohio State in fifth place with 261 points.


Minnesota Maintains Lead After Day 3 of Championships

Through 14 events of the Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships, Minnesota holds on to the lead with 526 total points. Indiana sits in second place with 397 points, and Penn State is in third place with 314 points. Michigan is currently in fourth place after recording 272 points, followed by Ohio State in fifth place with 261 points.

Indiana's 400-yard medley relay team of Snodgrass, Pasloski, Dalesandro and Flederbach set a new Big Ten record (3:30.30) with their first-place finish. Michigan's Courtney Beidler took home the 400-yard individual medley title with a time of 4:07.42, while Minnesota's Kierra Smith won the 100-yard breaststroke with an NCAA provisional mark of 59.80 seconds. Penn State's Mackenzie Powers broke the Big Ten record with her first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (51.56 seconds), while teammate Alyson Ackman won the 200-yard freestyle (1:44.11) for the second consecutive year. Hoosiers' Brooklynn Snodgrass defended her title in the 100-yard backstroke with an NCAA automatic cut of 51.65 seconds, while Gophers' Maggie Keefer won the three-meter diving competition (386.75) for the second consecutive year.  

Action continues on Saturday with a preliminary session set for 11 a.m. CT to be followed by finals at 6:30 p.m.

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Day 3 of Championships Set to Begin

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 event, with the 400-yard medley relay contested during the finals.

After the second day of competition, Minnesta sits in first place with 258 total points. Indiana follows in second with 211 points, Penn State is third with 157 points, Ohio State follows in fourth with 151 points and Wisconsin rounds out the top five with 144 points.


Minnesota Leads After Day 2

Minnesota jumps into first place after Thursday's evening session with 258 total points. Indiana follows in second with 211 points, Penn State is third with 157 points, Ohio State follows in fourth with 151 points and Wisconsin rounds out the top five with 144 points.

Wisconsin's team of Martin, Kinney, Van Hout and Paulson took home the 200-yard freestyle relay with an NCAA automatic cut of 1:28.75. Indiana's Lindsay Vrooman defended her title in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:36.91, while Ohio State's Ashley Vance was the fastest swimmer in the 200-yard individual medley (1:56.91). Wisconsin's Ivy Martin won the 50-yard freestyle for the second consecutive year with a time of 21.68 seconds. Purdue's Casey Matthews scored 351.25 points in the one-meter diving competition, earning her a first-place finish.  

Action continues Friday with a preliminary session set for 11 a.m. CT to be followed by finals at 6:30 p.m.

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Day 2 of Championships Underway

Thursday's schedule features the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving competition, while the 200-yard freestyle relay will take place this evening at 6:30 p.m. CT.


Indiana Leads After Day 1

Indiana leads after Wednesday's opening session of the 2014 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships. The Hoosiers tallied 74 points, followed by Minnesota with 72 points and Wisconsin with 60 points. Ohio State and Penn State are tied for fourth with 58 points each.

Indiana began the evening with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:36.69 in the 200-yard medley relay (Snodgrass, Pasloski, Dalesandro, Flederbach), while the Gophers met NCAA automatic qualifying standards in the 800-yard freestyle relay with a time of 7:00.04 (Simenec, Votava, Plant, Janzen).

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

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The Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships is underway at 6:30 p.m. CT. The event begins with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay.


The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by the University of Minnesota will begin tonight at 6:30 p.m. CT with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay. The event concludes on Saturday, Feb. 22, with preliminary heats beginning at 11 a.m. on all three days and 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 freestyle, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving, with the 400-yard freestyle relay finals taking place that evening. 

Minnesota won its second consecutive Big Ten Championship last season, amassing 831.5 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second with 671.5 points, Penn State placed third with 498.5 points, Ohio State was fourth with 384 points and Purdue rounded out the top five with 363 points.


 

 

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