The top three teams in overall points will be entirely absent from tonight’s platform diving A final. Cal and Georgia placed no divers in the top 16, and Stanford will only be represented by Lilly Hinrichs, who qualified 9th.
Ray Looze’s bunch have about 50 points to make up, but lead the Big Ten in A and B finalists heading into the final night of the 2015 Big Ten Championships.
O Canada! Minnesota’s Kierra Smith is one of a number of Canadians currently dominating the Big Ten Conference Championship.
Minnesota freshman Brooke Zeiger blew out the 400 IM field to help Minnesota pad its points lead despite a 100 backstroke deficiency. The Gophers lead by 47 with one day to go.
IU’s Brooklynn Snodgrass was unstoppable, winning a big 100 back battle, but a Hoosier 400 medley relay DQ wiped out her other big swim and let the Golden Gophers expand their points lead.
Brooklynn Snodgrass is one of 6 IU Hoosiers set to score in the 100 backstroke, helping them lead all teams with 16 scoring swims locked down.
Defending Big Ten champs Michigan (men) and Minnesota (women) combined to take the brunt of the conference’s weekly awards, with Purdue earning the final nod.
Ivy Martin and Josh Fleagle were named Big Ten Swimmers of the Week for November 11th, while Rutgers picked up its first-ever Big Ten weekly honor.