staff, February 27, 2016

Michigan captured the 2016 Big Ten Men?s Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday night at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University. The title marks the Wolverines? sixth consecutive crown and 40th overall.

Michigan compiled 1,475.5 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,306 points and Ohio State was third with 1,294.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 919 points, while Wisconsin recorded 832.5 points to finish fifth.

The Wolverines took home Big Ten titles in the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 50-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley, 800-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay.

Michigan?s Dylan Bosch was named the Swimmer of the Championships, Ohio State?s Colin Zeng was tabbed the Diver of the Championships and Indiana?s Ian Finnerty secured Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

BTN will air tape-delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men?s Swimming and Diving Championships at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 29.


2016 Big Ten Individual Honors
Swimmer of the Championships:
Dylan Bosch, Michigan
Diver of the Championships: Colin Zeng, Ohio State
Freshman of the Year: Ian Finnerty, Indiana

2016 All-Big Ten Teams
First Team
Ian Finnerty, Indiana
Robert Glover, Indiana
Ali Khalafalla, Indiana
Tanner Kurz, Indiana
Vinicius Lanza, Indiana
Blake Pieroni, Indiana
Oliver Patrouch, Indiana
Anze Tavcar, Indiana
Mokhtar Al-Yamani, Michigan
Dylan Bosch, Michigan
Jason Chen, Michigan
Christopher Klein, Michigan
Jack Mangan, Michigan
Anders Nielsen, Michigan
Paul Powers, Michigan
Jeremy Raisky, Michigan
Patrick Ransford, Michigan
Tristan Sanders, Michigan
Matt Barnard, Minnesota
Matt McHugh, Ohio State
Colin Zeng, Ohio State
Marat Amaltdinov, Purdue

Second Team
Max Irwin, Indiana
Jackson Miller, Indiana
Cody Taylor, Indiana
Roman Trussov, Iowa
Vincent Tafuto, Michigan
Aaron Whitaker, Michigan
Evan White, Michigan
Jacub Maly, Minnesota
Manny Pollard, Minnesota
Joey Cifelli, Purdue
Matthew Hutchins, Wisconsin

Sportsmanship Award Honorees
John Winck, Indiana
Roman Trussov, Iowa
Will Raynor, Michigan
Ben Martin, Michigan State
Dylan Zoe, Minnesota
Stephen Shull, Northwestern
Chris DePietro, Ohio State
Matt Grillo, Penn State
Danny Conway, Purdue
Ryan O?Donnell, Wisconsin