Michigan women win second straight Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championship


Michigan women win second straight Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championship

Michigan claimed the 2017 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship, its second consecutive conference crown and 16th in program history, on Saturday at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University.

Michigan collected 14 top-three finishes and compiled 1,287 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,125 points and Wisconsin was third with 1,101.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 1,086 points, while Ohio State recorded 837 points to finish fifth.

The Wolverines took home titles and set Big Ten Championship records in the 200-yard freestyle (Siobhan Haughey; 1:42.49), 500-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 4:34.40), 1,650-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 15:44.93) and 800-yard freestyle relay (Bi, Haughey, Deloof, Ryan; 6:55.34).

Indiana’s Lilly King was named Swimmer of the Championships, while Minnesota’s Yu Zhou was tabbed Diver of the Championships. Minnesota’s Tevyn Waddell claimed Freshman of the Year honors.

The complete 2017 All-Big Ten Teams and Sportsmanship Award honorees are listed below.

2017 Big Ten Individual Honors
Swimmer of the Championships: Lilly King, Indiana
Diver of the Championships: Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Freshman of the Year: Tevyn Waddell, Minnesota

2017 All-Big Ten Teams
First Team
Gia Dalesandro, Indiana
Kennedy Goss, Indiana
Lilly King, Indiana
Jessica Parratto, Indiana
Alexandra Rockett, Indiana
Holly Spears, Indiana
Yirong Bi, Michigan
Gabrielle Deloof, Michigan
Siobhan Haughey, Michigan
G Ryan, Michigan
Zoe Avestruz, Minnesota
Lindsey Horejsi, Minnesota
Danielle Nack, Minnesota
Tevyn Waddell, Minnesota
Yu Zhou, Minnesota
Lindsay Clary, Ohio State
Liz Li, Ohio State
Marissa Berg, Wisconsin
Chase Kinney, Wisconsin
Cierra Runge, Wisconsin
Emmy Sehmann, Wisconsin
Jessica Unicomb, Wisconsin

Second Team
Catherine Deloof, Michigan
Vanessa Krause, Michigan
Rebecca Postoll, Michigan
Clara Smiddy, Michigan
Kierra Smith, Minnesota
Anna Filipcic, Nebraska
Olivia Rosendahl, Northwestern
Maria Coy, Ohio State
Macie McNichols, Ohio State
Cheyenne Meek, Ohio State
Allyson McHugh, Penn State
Abigail Jagdfeld, Wisconsin

Sportsmanship Award Honorees
Fiona McDermott, Illinois
Stephanie Marchuk, Indiana
Serena Wanasek, Iowa
Allie Murphy, Michigan
Emily Brunett, Michigan State
Breanne Siwicki, Minnesota
Jacqueline Jeschke, Nebraska
Lauren Abruzzo, Northwestern
Elizabeth Auckley, Ohio State
MacKenzie Hornibrook, Penn State
Danielle Auckley, Purdue
Meghan Kiely, Rutgers
Madeline Hazle, Wisconsin



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