NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Begin Wednesday

March 14, 2017

ROSEMONT, Ill. – IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, will play host to the 2017 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, with IUPUI and Indiana Sports Corp serving as co-hosts. The event begins Wednesday and concludes Saturday. Preliminary sessions begin at 10 a.m. ET each day, with nightly finals slated for 6 p.m.

This year’s championships will feature 62 Big Ten competitors from 11 different schools. Big Ten institutions have won 36 individual titles, including a conference-leading 10 crowns from Michigan participants.

Five Big Ten squads are ranked in the top 25 of the latest national polls. Michigan appears at No. 9, followed by No. 10 Wisconsin, No. 12 Indiana, No. 16 Minnesota and No. 18 Ohio State.

ESPN3 will stream the championship finals sessions live on Friday and Saturday. Wednesday's evening session, Thursday's sessions, and the morning sessions on Friday and Saturday will be streamed live on and Additionally, ESPNU will air a two-hour broadcast via tape delay at 7 p.m. ET on Tues., March 28. Live results for the NCAA Championships will be available on

The list of Big Ten qualifiers can be found below.


Michal Bower

Gia Dalesandro

Kennedy Goss

Cassandra Jernberg

Lilly King

Stephanie Marchuk

Jessica Parratto

Bailey Pressey

Alexandra Rockett


Calli Head

Thelma Strandberg

Emma Sougstad


Yirong Bi

Rachel Byrne

Gabrielle Deloof

Siobhan Haughey

Emily Kopas

Vanessa Krause

Carolyn McCann

Rebecca Postoll

G Ryan

Clara Smiddy

Astrid Swensen


Zoe Avestruz

Sarah Bacon

Lindsey Horejsi



Chantal Nack

Danielle Nack

Kierra Smith

Lexi Tenenbaum

Tevyn Waddell

Brooke Zeiger

Yu Zhou


Abigail Knapton


Valerie Gruest Slowing

Melissa Postoll

Olivia Rosendahl

Ohio State

Meg Bailey

Lindsey Clary

Kathrin Demler

Molly Kowal

Zhesi Li

Taylor Vargo

Penn State

Casey Francis

Allyson McHugh

Katelyn Sowinski


Taite Kitchel

Emily Meaney

Kaersten Meitz

Morgan Meixner

Samantha Reese


Alyssa Black

Vera Koprivova

Francesca Stoppa

Addison Walkowiak


Maria Carlson

Dana Grindall

Chase Kinney

Elizabeth Nelson

Cierra Runge

Jessica Unicomb

Danielle Valley