Minnesota Wins 2015 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

Feb. 21, 2015

COMPLETE RESULTS

COLUMBUS – Minnesota claimed the 2015 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State University. The title marks the Gophers’ fourth consecutive and seventh overall. 

Minnesota compiled 618.5 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 591 points and Michigan was third with 478.5 points. Wisconsin finished fourth with 448 points, while Purdue recorded 388 points to finish fifth.

The Gophers took home individual titles in the 400-yard individual medley, 100- and 200-yard breaststroke and the one- and three-meter diving events.

Wisconsin’s Ivy Martin was named Swimmer of the Championships, while Minnesota’s Yu Zhou was tabbed Diver of the Championships. Indiana’s Kennedy Goss claimed Freshman of the Year honors. The Big Ten Swimmer, Diver and Coach of the Year will be announced on March 24 following the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

The complete 2015 All-Big Ten Teams and Sportsmanship Award honorees are listed below.

2015 Big Ten Individual Honors
Swimmer of the Championships: Ivy Martin, Wisconsin
Diver of the Championships: Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Freshman of the Year: Kennedy Goss, Indiana

2015 All-Big Ten Teams
First Team
Gia Dalesandro, Indiana
Kennedy Goss, Indiana
Haley Lips, Indiana
Jessica Parratto, Indiana 
Brooklynn Snodgrass, Indiana
Grace Vertigans, Indiana
Rebecca Stoughton, Iowa
Clara Smiddy, Michigan
Kierra Smith, Minnesota
Brooke Zeiger, Minnesota
Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Dana Grindall, Wisconsin
Chase Kinney, Wisconsin
Ivy Martin, Wisconsin
Anna Meinholz, Wisconsin
Annie Tamblyn, Wisconsin
Aja Van Hout, Wisconsin

Second Team
Alexandria Deloof, Michigan
Gabrielle Deloof, Michigan
Madeline Frost, Michigan
Claudia Goswell, Michigan
Emily Kopas, Michigan
Zoe Mattingly, Michigan
Gillian Ryan, Michigan
Katy Etterman, Minnesota
Danielle Nack, Minnesota
Rebecca Weiland, Minnesota
Lindsey Clary, Ohio State
Rachael Dzierzak, Ohio State
Zhesi Li, Ohio State
Ashley Vance, Ohio State
Alyson Ackman, Penn State
Carolyn Fittin, Penn State
Katelyn Miller, Penn State
Kaitlin Saloky Penn State

Sportsmanship Award Honorees
Megan Marchuk, Illinois
Samantha Lisy, Indiana
Pam Breitrick, Iowa
Molly Schaefer, Michigan
Cristee Cordes, Michigan State
Christie Clarke, Minnesota
Ciara Jenkins, Nebraska
Emily Launer, Northwestern
Camey Rabold, Ohio State
Megan Siverling, Penn State
Francesca Marr, Purdue
Greta Leberfinger, Rutgers
Aja Van Hout, Wisconsin