March 17, 2012
The Big Ten recorded nine top ten finishes on the final day of the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center. Minnesota recorded 131 team points at the championships, leading the Big Ten with an 11th-place finish. The Golden Gophers are followed by No. 13 Indiana (115), No. 15 Wisconsin (91), No. 20 Ohio State (34) and No. 22 Penn State in the top 25.
In the 200 breaststroke, Minnesota's Haley Spencer recorded a second-place finish to lead all Big Ten swimmer's on the final day. Fellow teammate Ashley Steenvoorden placed fourth in the 1,650 freestyle (15:44.56), while Indiana's Amy Cozad placed third on the platform (329.35).
California Berkeley took home the NCAA title with a score of 412.5, followed by No. 2 Georgia (366) and No. 3 USC (325.5).