ROSEMONT, Ill. -- McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, Ga., will play host to the 2016 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships, hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology. 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 52 Big Ten competitors from 10 different schools. Big Ten institutions have won 33 individual titles, including a conference-leading 10 crowns from Michigan participants.
Seven Big Ten squads are ranked in the top 25 of the latest national polls. Michigan appears at No. 3, followed by No. 12 Wisconsin, No. 13 Indiana, No. 18 Ohio State, No. 21 Purdue, No. 22 Minnesota and No. 25 Penn State.
ESPN3.com will live stream finals sessions on Friday and Saturday. Wednesday's evening session, Thursday's sessions, along with the morning sessions on Friday and Saturday, will be streamed live on NCAA.com. Additionally, ESPNU will air a two-hour broadcast via tape delay at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 29. Live results for the championships will be available on NCAA.com.
The list of Big Ten qualifiers can be found below.
Mary Beth Dunnichay