March 23, 2013
Indianapolis, Ind. -
NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Conclude
The Big Ten recorded six top 10 finishes on the final day of the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI. Minnesota recorded 141 team points at the championships, leading the Big Ten with a 10th-place finish. The Golden Gophers are followed by No. 11 Indiana (115), No. 15 Wisconsin (65), No. 19 Purdue (44), No. 28 Ohio State (22) and No. 29 Penn State (21) in the top 30.
In the 200 breaststroke, Minnesota's Haley Spencer recorded her second-straight second-place finish to lead all Big Ten swimmer's on the final day, with a time of 2:06.15. Fellow teammates Rebecca Weiland, Erin Caflisch, Tori Simenec and Lauren Votava placed ninth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:16.01). Indiana's Lindsay Vrooman placed third in the 1,650 freestyle (15:50.73) and teammate Brooklynn Snodgrass recorded a seventh-place effort in the 200 backstroke (1:52.52) The Hoosiers Amy Cozad was third on the platform diving event (325.20) and Ohio State's Cheyenne Cousineau followed in fourth (298.70).
Georiga took home the NCAA title with a score of 477, followed by No. 2 California (393) and No. 3 Tennessee (325.5).
Final Day of Women's NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships is Underway
The final day of the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships is underway at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Saturday's slate presents the the 1,650 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, platform diving and 400 freestyle relay.
NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships - Day 2 Recap
Day 2 of the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships have concluded at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI. Through 14 events, Minnesota sits at No. 10 with 99 team points, followed by No. 12 Indiana with 65 points. Wisconsin sits in 14th place with 55 points, followed by No. 16 Purdue (44 points). Penn State comes in 25th place with 20 points, while Michigan sits in 30th place (5 points) and Ohio State comes in at No. 35 (2 points).
The second day of competition was highlighted by three Big Ten student-athletes placing in the top 10 of the 3-meter diving event. Purdue's Casey Matthews took home the 3-meter crown with a score of 386.55, while fellow Boilermaker Michelle Cabassol placed fourth (350.45). Minnesota's Maggie Keefer tallied a sixth-place finish with 331.40 points. The Golden Gophers' 800 freestyle relay team of Jessica Plant, Tori Simenec, Lauren Weis and Kiera Janzen recorded a time of 7:02.77, good for eighth place. Wisconsin's 200 medley relay team of Ruby Martin, Anna Meinholz, Rebecka Palm and Ivy Martin placed ninth with a time of 1:37.80. Indiana's Brooklynn Snodgrass recorded a third-place finish in the 100 backstroke with her 51.52 second effort.
Day 3 of the NCAA Championships will begin with preliminary events of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, 400 freestyle relay, platform diving and 1,650 freestyle at 11 a.m. ET. Finals of these events will begin at 7 p.m. ET.
Day 2 of NCAA Championships Underway
Day 2 of the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships is underway at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Friday's slate presents the 200 medley relay, 400 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, 3-meter diving and 800 freestyle relay.
NCAA Championships Day 1 Recap
Through six events, Minnesota sits at No. 10 with 41 team points, followed by No. 11 Wisconsin with 37 points. Indiana sits in 13th place with 26 points, followed by No. 20 Penn State (10 points). Purdue comes in 21st place with nine points, while Ohio State sits in 30th place with two tallies.
Minnesota's Maggie Keefer recorded a second-place finish in the 1-meter event with a score of 338.20, while Purdue's Casey Matthews placed ninth in the event (331.75). The Golden Gophers placed 10th in the 400-yard medley relay (3:33.15) and the Badgers finished 10th in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:29.20). Wisconsin's Ivy Martin took a sixth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (22.03) and Indiana's Lindsay Vrooman placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:36.41)
Day two of the NCAA Championships will begin with preliminary events of the 200 yard medley relay, 400 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, 800 freestyle relay and 3-meter diving. Finals of these events will begin at 7 p.m. ET.
Day 1 of NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Begins Today
The 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships begin today at 11 a.m. ET at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) . Thursday's competition presents the 200 freestyle relay, 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, 1-meter diving and 400 medley relay.
NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships Begin Thursday
The IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) will play host to the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Competition begins on Thursday, March 21, with the 200-yard freestyle relay and concludes on Saturday, March 23 with the 400-yard freestyle relay. Preliminaries will start at 11 a.m. ET each morning, with the finals beginning at 7 p.m.
This year's event will feature 48 Big Ten student-athletes from nine different institutions. In the latest CSCAA rankings, six Big Ten swimming & diving squads rank in the top-25 nationally. Minnesota appears at No. 12, followed by No. 13 Indiana and No. 17 Wisconsin. Ohio State sits at No. 20, with No. 21 Michigan and No. 24 Penn State rounding out the list. Purdue is receiving votes.
The list of Big Ten qualifiers can be found below. For more information, including qualifying time, click here.
Devin Ste. Martin