Michigan wins men's swimming and diving championships

The No. 2-ranked University of Michigan men’s swimming and diving team led wire to wire to capture its fourth consecutive Big Ten Conference championship on Saturday in front of the home crowd at Canham Natatorium. The Wolverines tallied 889 points over the four-day of competition, blowing by second-place Indiana (564 points) and third-place Ohio State (515 points).

The Big Ten Network will show Saturday night’s finals tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 2) at 10:30 a.m.

During the four-day competition, every member of the team scored points, winning a total of 11 Big Ten titles (seven individual, four relay) while breaking one NCAA record (800-yard freestyle relay), five Big Ten records, four Big Ten Championships records and four U-M records. The Wolverines recorded 48 career-best performances during the championships, grabbing 20 NCAA ‘A’ times and 45 NCAA ‘B’ times.

Read full mgoblue.com recap

Final Team Standings
1. Michigan 889
2. Indiana 564
3. Ohio State 515
4. Minnesota 378
5. Penn State 349.5
6. Purdue 329.5
7. Wisconsin 229.5
8. Iowa 188
9. Northwestern 158
10. Michigan State 107.5

Big Ten Award Winners
Swimming Coach of the Year: Mike Bottom, Michigan
Diving Coach of the Year: Drew Johansen, Indiana
Swimmer of the Championships: Shane Ryan, Penn State
Diver of the Championships: Darian Schmidt, Indiana
Big Ten Freshman of the Year: Jakub Maly, Minnesota

First Team
Cody Miller, Indiana
Conor Murphy, Indiana
Eric Ress, Indiana
Darian Schmidt, Indiana
Dylan Bosch, Michigan
Peter Brumm, Michigan
Jason Chen, Michigan
Richard Funk, Michigan
Justin Glanda, Michigan
Connor Jaeger, Michigan
Anders Nielsen, Michigan
Bruno Ortiz, Michigan
Kyle Whitaker, Michigan
John Wojciechowski, Michigan
Michael Wynalda, Michigan
Derek Toomey, Minnesota
Michael DiSalle, Ohio State
Joshua Fleagle, Ohio State
Matt McHugh, Ohio State
Tim Phillips, Ohio State
Shane Austin, Penn State
John Hauser, Penn State
Shane Ryan, Penn State
Nate Savoy, Penn State

Second Team
Kyler Van Swol, Minnesota
Jordan Wilimovsky, Northwestern
DJ MacDonald, Ohio State
Connor McDonald, Ohio State
James Wilson, Penn State
Jamie Bissett, Purdue
Nathan Cox, Purdue
Lyam Dias, Purdue
Cannon Clifton, Wisconsin
Nicholas Caldwell, Wisconsin
Tyler Hines, Wisconsin
Matthew Hutchins, Wisconsin
Andrew teDuits, Wisconsin

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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