Minnesota took a step towards a third consecutive Big Ten championship Thursday night, taking a 47-point lead after the second day of competition at University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. The Gophers have 258 points while Indiana is second with 211 points and Penn State is third with 157 points. Ohio State is fourth with 151 points and Wisconsin is fifth with 144.
A 78-year-old jumping off a 10-meter platform would be great in itself. But what about a 78-year-old riding a bike off a 10-meter platform? Or a 78-year-old doing a belly flop off a 10-meter platform? That would be instant gold. And that’s exactly what former Michigan diving coach Dick Kimball did in the video in this post.
Michigan won its Big Ten leading 12th NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships title and first since 1995 on Saturday night at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Ind. The Wolverines totaled 480 team points en route to the national title, while ninth-place Indiana finished in the top 10 with 201 points.
Michigan won its third consecutive Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships crown tonight behind first-place finishes by Dylan Bosch, Connor Jaeger and Bruno Ortiz on the final day of competition at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind.
Minnesota won the 2013 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday night at the University Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. The title marks the Golden Gophers’ second consecutive crown and fifth title overall.
For the sixth consecutive year, BTN will televise seven winter Big Ten Championships, including men’s and women’s swimming and diving, wrestling, men’s and women’s indoor track and field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Every event will be produced in high definition.