|Wednesday, Feb. 14 - 6:30pm - Swimming Finals|
|200 Medley Relay
30 minute Intermission
800 Freestyle Relay
|Thursday, Feb. 15 - 11:00am - Swimming Prelims|
200 Individual Medley
50 Freestyle 1-Meter Diving - Trials (1 p.m.)
1-Meter Diving - Consolation Final
|Thursday, Feb. 15 - 1:00pm - Diving Trials|
|1M Diving Trials
30 minute break
1M Consolation Finals
|Thursday, Feb. 15 - 6:30pm - Swimming & Diving Finals|
|500 Freestyle 200 Individual Medley 50 Freestyle 1-Meter Diving 400 Medley Relay|
|Friday, Feb. 16 - PRELIMS at 11 a.m.|
|100 Butterfly 400 Individual Medley 200 Freestyle 100 Breaststroke 100 Backstroke|
|Friday, Feb. 16 - 1:00pm - Diving Trials|
|3-Meter Diving - Trials 30 minute break 3-Meter Diving - Consolation Final|
|Friday, Feb. 16 - 6:30pm - Swimming & Diving Finals|
|100 Butterfly 400 Individual Medley 200 Freestyle 100 Breaststroke 100 Backstroke 3-Meter Diving Finals 200 Freestyle Relay|
|Saturday, Feb. 17 - 11:00am - Swimming Prelims|
|200 Backstroke 100 Freestyle 200 Breaststroke 200 Butterfly|
|Saturday, Feb. 17 - 1:00pm - Diving Prelims|
|Platform Diving - Trials Platform Diving - Consolation Final|
|Saturday, Feb. 17 - 4:15pm - Approximate Mid-Day Session|
|1,650 Freestyle (fastest heats at finals)|
|Saturday, Feb. 17 - 6:00pm - Swimming & Diving Finals|
|1,650 Freestyle 200 Backstroke 100 Freestyle 200 Breaststroke 200 Butterfly Platform Diving Finals 400 Freestyle Relay Awards Presentations|
2018 WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW
Women's Swimming and Diving Championships Release (PDF)
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The 2018 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Ohio State University will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, Feb. 17 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday with the timed finals of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay. Preliminary heats will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the finals scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. each night.
Thursday's slate features the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving competition, with the 400-yard medley relay taking place that evening. Friday's schedule includes the 100-yard butterfly, 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving event, with the 200-yard freestyle relay finals contested during the evening.
Saturday's events include the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving, with the 400-yard freestyle relay finals taking place that evening.
Last season, Michigan won its second consecutive conference crown and the 16th in program history, amassing 14 top-three finishes and compiling 1,287 total points during the four-day event. Indiana finished second with 1,125 points, Wisconsin placed third with 1,101.5 points, Minnesota was fourth with 1.086 points and Ohio State rounded out the top five with 837 points.
The entire four-day event will be available via live stream on BTN Plus.
DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY REVIEW
Wednesday Results (PDF)
Indiana opened first day of competition taking the 200-yard medley relay gold with a Big Ten Championship record and NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 1:34.16. Michigan followed suit, taking first place in the 800-yard freestyle relay, for the second year in a row, with a NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 6:56.28.
After the first day of competition, Indiana leads with 118 points, followed by No. 2 Minnesota (112), No. 3 Wisconsin (106) and No. 4 Purdue has 98 points. Penn State sits in fifth with 96 points, while Iowa and Northwestern are tied for sixth with 90 points.
Competition continues tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. ET with the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle, one-meter diving competition, and 400-yard medley relay.
DAY 2 - THURSDAY REVIEW
Thursday Results (PDF)
Thursday's competition was highlighted by three Big Ten Championships records, including an NCAA-leading time of 21.28 set by Ohio State's Liz Li in the 50-yard freestyle event. Michigan's Siobhan Haughey re-set her own Big Ten Championships record in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:53.59, a NCAA A-cut qualifying time. Indiana closed out the evening claiming the 400-yard medley relay title with an NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 3:27.81, a new Big Ten Championships record.
After two days of competition, Michigan leads with 430 points, followed by No. 2 Indiana with 396, No. 3 Ohio State with 370, No. 4 Minnesota with 355 and No. 5 Wisconsin with 298 points.
Competition resumes tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. ET with the 100-yard butterfly, 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and three-meter diving event. The 200-yard freestyle relay finals will be contested during the evening.
DAY 3 - FRIDAY REVIEW
Friday Results (PDF)
Friday's events were headlined by three more Big Ten Championships records, including an NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 1:41.66 set by Michigan's Siobhan Haughey in the 200-yard freestyle event. Haughey re-set her own 2017 record in the event. With a time of 51.05, a NCAA A-cut qualifying time, Wisconsin's Beata Nelson won the 100-yard backstroke after setting a new Big Ten Championships record in the prelims with a time of 50.57. Ohio State closed out the evening claiming the 200-yard freestyle relay title with an NCAA A-cut qualifying time of 1:27.08, a new Big Ten Championships record.
After three days of competition, Michigan leads with 926 points, followed by No. 2 Indiana with 787, No. 3 Minnesota with 742, No. 4 Ohio State with 725 and No. 5 Wisconsin with 514 points.
Action concludes tomorrow with the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 1,650-yard freestyle and platform diving. Preliminary heats will begin at 11 a.m. ET, with the finals and the 400-yard freestyle relay scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
DAY 4 - SATURDAY REVIEW
Saturday Results (PDF)
Michigan Wins 2018 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
Wolverines capture their third consecutive title
COLUMBUS, Ohio. - Michigan claimed the 2018 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State University. The title marks the team's third consecutive conference crown.
Michigan collected 1,465 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,152.5 points and Ohio State was third with 1,094.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 1,049 points, while Wisconsin recorded 755 points to finish fifth.
The Wolverines took home titles in the 800-yard freestyle relay (Yirong, G. Deloof, C. Deloof, Ryan; 6:56.28) and the 500-yard freestyle (Yirong Bi; 4:38.88), as well as placed first and set new Big Ten Championships records in the 200-yard individual medley (Siobhan Haughey: 1:53.59), the 200-yard butterfly (Vanessa Krause; 1:53.44), the 200-yard freestyle (Siobhan Haughey: 1:41.66) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (C. Deloof, Haughey, Pyshnenko, G. Deloof; 3:10.96).
Wisconsin's Beata Nelson was named Swimmer of the Championships, while Minnesota's Sarah Bacon and Northwestern's Olivia Rosendahl were tabbed Co-Diver of the Championships. Ohio State's Kristen Romano claimed Freshman of the Year honors.
The complete 2018 All-Big Ten Teams and Sportsmanship Award honorees are listed below.
2018 Big Ten Individual Honors
Swimmer of the Championships: Beata Nelson, So., Wisconsin
Co-Diver of the Championships: Sarah Bacon, So. Minnesota
Co-Diver of the Championships: Olivia Rosendahl, Jr., Northwestern
Freshman of the Year: Kristen Romano, Ohio State
2018 All-Big Ten Teams
Alexandra Rockett, SR, IND
Lilly King, JR, IND
Christine Jensen, JR, IND
Grace Haskett, FR, IND
Yirong Bi, JR, MICH
Gabrielle Deloof, SR, MICH
Catherine Deloof, JR, MICH
G Ryan, SR, MICH
Siobhan Haughey, JR, MICH
Sarah Bacon, SO, MINN
Liz Li, SR, OSU
Olivia Rosendahl, JR, NU
Freya Rayner, FR, OSU
Macie McNichols, SR, OSU
Maria Coy, JR, OSU
Allyson McHugh, JR, PSU
Beata Nelson, SO, WIS
Vanessa Krause, SO, MICH
Meg Bailey, SR, OSU
Jessica Parratto, JR, IND
Daria Pyshnenko, FR, MICH
Tevyn Waddell, SO, MINN
Lindsey Kozelsky, SO, MINN
Danielle Nack, SR, MINN
Zoe Avestruz, JR, MINN
Chantal Nack, JR, MINN
Mackenzie Padington, FR, MINN
Kaersten Meitz, SR, PUR
Addison Walkowiak, SR, RU
Clara Smiddy, SR, MICH
Miranda Tucker, SO, MICH
Kristen Romano, FR, OSU
Sportsmanship Award Honorees
Emily Martin, So., Illinois
Rachel Matsumura, Sr., Indiana
Meghan Hackett, So., Iowa
G Ryan, Sr., Michigan
Becca Hannon, Sr., Michigan State
Kaia Grobe, Jr., Minnesota
Jacqueline Jeschke, Jr., Nebraska
MaryWarren, Sr., Northwestern
Mikayla Murphy, Jr., Ohio State
Hannah Harper, Sr., Penn State
Taite Kitchel, Jr., Purdue
Karlie Rymer, Sr., Rutgers
Maddie Martin, Sr., Wisconsin