2019 Women’s Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships: Indiana Claims Championship Title on Night 4

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Photo Courtesy: Indiana University

The fourth and final night of competition at the 2019 Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships saw the women of Indiana University usurp the University of Michigan, who have won the last three championship titles.

Lilly King continued her reign in the breaststroke events with a top showing in the 200 breast, while Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson posted a new B1G meet and pool record in the 200 back. Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey added her own B1G meet record in the 100 free.

Pool records also tumbled in the 1650 free, platform diving, and 400 free relay.

2019 Women’s Big Ten Championships, Day 4 Final Results – Results

Team Scores:

  • Indiana (1386.5)
  • Michigan (1302.5)
  • Ohio State (1162.5)
  • Minnesota (942)
  • Wisconsin (717)
  • Purdue (596.5)
  • Northwestern (490)
  • Nebraska (428.5)
  • Penn State (404)
  • Iowa (400.5)
  • Rutgers (392)
  • Michigan State (192)
  • Illinois (190)

Schedule of Events:

  • Women’s 1650 Free
  • Women’s 200 Back
  • Women’s 100 Free
  • Women’s 200 Breast
  • Women’s 200 Fly
  • Women’s Platform Diving
  • Women’s 400 Free Relay

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Women’s 1650 Free

Penn State’s Allyson McHugh delivered a new pool record in the women’s 1650 free with a time of 15:47.18. McHugh’s time downed Minnesota’s Ashley Steenvoorden pool record of 15:58.62, which was posted in 2011.

Molly Kowal of Ohio State grabbed a close second with a time of 15:49.53, while Indiana’s Cassandra Jernberg was third overall with a 15:57.25.

The Michigan duo of Yirong Bi and Sierra Schmidt grabbed fourth and fifth with times of 16:00.04 and 16:01.78.

Indiana’s Maggie Wallace (16:08.32), Minnesota’s Mackenzie Padington (16:10.54), and Michigan’s Rebecca Postoll (16:16.52) were sixth through eighth.

 Event 15  Women 1650 Yard Freestyle
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     B1G Meet: @ 15:43.34  2/17/2018 Allyson McHugh, Penn St-MA
         Pool: # 15:58.62  2011      Ashley Steenvoorden, Minnesota
    Name                 Year School               Seed     Finals Points 
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  1 McHugh, Allyson        SR PSU              15:41.36   15:47.18#  32  
    r:+0.82  26.89        55.68 (28.79)
        1:24.78 (29.10)     1:53.85 (29.07)
        2:22.99 (29.14)     2:52.19 (29.20)
        3:21.35 (29.16)     3:50.43 (29.08)
        4:19.56 (29.13)     4:48.54 (28.98)
        5:17.10 (28.56)     5:45.87 (28.77)
        6:14.59 (28.72)     6:43.21 (28.62)
        7:11.88 (28.67)     7:40.68 (28.80)
        8:09.49 (28.81)     8:38.19 (28.70)
        9:06.96 (28.77)     9:35.77 (28.81)
       10:04.72 (28.95)    10:33.61 (28.89)
       11:02.55 (28.94)    11:31.28 (28.73)
       11:59.93 (28.65)    12:28.77 (28.84)
       12:57.23 (28.46)    13:25.77 (28.54)
       13:54.41 (28.64)    14:22.93 (28.52)
       14:51.39 (28.46)    15:20.00 (28.61)    15:47.18 (27.18)
  2 Kowal, Molly           JR OSU              16:14.28   15:49.53#  28  
    r:+0.91  27.38        55.95 (28.57)
        1:24.74 (28.79)     1:53.78 (29.04)
        2:22.76 (28.98)     2:51.75 (28.99)
        3:20.81 (29.06)     3:49.68 (28.87)
        4:18.64 (28.96)     4:47.71 (29.07)
        5:16.71 (29.00)     5:45.79 (29.08)
        6:14.59 (28.80)     6:43.55 (28.96)
        7:12.56 (29.01)     7:41.62 (29.06)
        8:10.75 (29.13)     8:39.83 (29.08)
        9:08.85 (29.02)     9:37.81 (28.96)
       10:06.69 (28.88)    10:35.35 (28.66)
       11:04.05 (28.70)    11:32.82 (28.77)
       12:01.41 (28.59)    12:30.02 (28.61)
       12:58.44 (28.42)    13:26.97 (28.53)
       13:55.56 (28.59)    14:24.15 (28.59)
       14:52.83 (28.68)    15:21.47 (28.64)    15:49.53 (28.06)
  3 Jernberg, Cassandra    JR Ind              16:02.31   15:57.25#  27  
    r:+0.72  27.20        56.39 (29.19)
        1:25.78 (29.39)     1:55.23 (29.45)
        2:24.76 (29.53)     2:54.26 (29.50)
        3:23.78 (29.52)     3:53.05 (29.27)
        4:22.23 (29.18)     4:51.52 (29.29)
        5:20.63 (29.11)     5:49.80 (29.17)
        6:18.73 (28.93)     6:47.94 (29.21)
        7:16.88 (28.94)     7:46.02 (29.14)
        8:15.18 (29.16)     8:44.17 (28.99)
        9:13.18 (29.01)     9:42.11 (28.93)
       10:11.15 (29.04)    10:40.07 (28.92)
       11:09.09 (29.02)    11:38.03 (28.94)
       12:07.06 (29.03)    12:35.88 (28.82)
       13:04.71 (28.83)    13:33.43 (28.72)
       14:02.20 (28.77)    14:31.14 (28.94)
       14:59.85 (28.71)    15:28.88 (29.03)    15:57.25 (28.37)

Women’s 200 Back

Beata Nelson of Wisconsin claimed victory and a new B1G meet record in the final of the women’s 200 back. Nelson turned in a final time of 1:48.47, downing her own record of 1:50.81 from the prelims session.

Minnesota’s Chantal Nack grabbed second overall with a time of. 1:51.42, followed by Rutgers’ Vera Koprivova and her time of 1:52.60.

Tevyn Waddell of Minnesota turned in a time of 1:53.68 for fourth, while Michigan’s Chloe Hicks took fifth with a 1:53.86.

Ohio State’s Kristen Romano (1:54.79), Rutgers’ Tereza Grusova (1:55.85), and Purdue’s Jacklyn Smailis (1:56.00) finished sixth through eighth.

 Event 16  Women 200 Yard Backstroke
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     B1G Meet: @ 1:48.47  2/23/2019 Elizabeth Nelson, WISCONSIN-WI
         Pool: # 1:48.47  2/23/2019 Elizabeth Nelson, WISCONSIN-WI
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Nelson, Elizabeth      JR Wisconsin         1:50.81    1:48.47@  32  
             25.26        52.80 (27.54)
        1:20.68 (27.88)     1:48.47 (27.79)
  2 Nack, Chantal          SR Minnesota         1:53.19    1:51.42   28  
             26.77        54.95 (28.18)
        1:23.48 (28.53)     1:51.42 (27.94)
  3 Koprivova, Vera        SR Rutgers           1:53.62    1:52.60   27  
             26.16        54.53 (28.37)
        1:23.28 (28.75)     1:52.60 (29.32)
  4 Waddell, Tevyn         JR Minnesota         1:54.50    1:53.68   26  
             26.53        55.06 (28.53)
        1:24.25 (29.19)     1:53.68 (29.43)
  5 Hicks, Chloe           JR Michigan          1:53.89    1:53.86   25  
             27.22        55.86 (28.64)
        1:24.90 (29.04)     1:53.86 (28.96)
  6 Romano, Kristen        SO Ohio State        1:54.49    1:54.79   24  
             26.72        55.65 (28.93)
        1:24.88 (29.23)     1:54.79 (29.91)
  7 Grusova, Tereza        FR Rutgers           1:54.70    1:55.85   23  
             26.60        55.87 (29.27)
        1:25.63 (29.76)     1:55.85 (30.22)
  8 Smailis, Jacklyn       SR Purdue            1:54.61    1:56.00   22  
             27.73        56.65 (28.92)
        1:25.93 (29.28)     1:56.00 (30.07)

Women’s 100 Free

The Michigan women produced dominating results in the women’s 100 free, sweeping first through third place and collecting an astonishing 87 points to push them a shy 45 points behind Indiana.

Senior Siobhan Haughey turned in a new B1G meet record of 47.06 to finish first, while fellow senior Catherine DeLoof grabbed second with a 47.52. Haughey’s time took down Ohio State’s Zhesi Li’s 2018 record of 47.43.

Sophomore Daria Pyshnenko added a third place finish of 48.53, followed closely by Indiana freshman Morgan Scott (48.84) and Wisconsin freshman Lillie Hosack (48.95).

Minnesota’s Zoe Avestruz (49.12), Ohio State’s Taylor Petrak (49.14), and Ohio State’s Freya Rayner (49.32) rounded out the top eight.

 Event 17  Women 100 Yard Freestyle
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     B1G Meet: @ 47.06  2/23/2019 Siobhan Haughey, MICHIGAN-MI
         Pool: # 47.04  2018      Mallory Comerford, Louisville
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Haughey, Siobhan       SR Michigan            47.65      47.06@  32  
    r:+0.72  10.98        22.63 (11.65)
          34.92 (12.29)       47.06 (12.14)
  2 DeLoof, Catherine      SR Michigan            47.58      47.52   28  
    r:+0.64  10.94        22.71 (11.77)
          35.20 (12.49)       47.52 (12.32)
  3 Pyshnenko, Daria       SO Michigan            48.71      48.53   27  
    r:+0.74  11.14        23.30 (12.16)
          36.03 (12.73)       48.53 (12.50)
  4 Scott, Morgan          FR Indiana             48.91      48.84   26  
    r:+0.71  11.17        23.54 (12.37)
          36.37 (12.83)       48.84 (12.47)
  5 Hosack, Lillie         FR Wisconsin           48.82      48.95   25  
    r:+0.79  11.30        23.64 (12.34)
          36.49 (12.85)       48.95 (12.46)
  6 Avestruz, Zoe          SR Minnesota           49.18      49.12   24  
    r:+0.62  11.13        23.52 (12.39)
          36.44 (12.92)       49.12 (12.68)
  7 Petrak, Taylor         SO Ohio State          49.09      49.14   23  
    r:+0.71  11.19        23.75 (12.56)
          36.37 (12.62)       49.14 (12.77)
  8 Rayner, Freya          SO Ohio State          48.86      49.32   22  
    r:+0.67  11.24        23.86 (12.62)
          36.67 (12.81)       49.32 (12.65)

Women’s 200 Breast

Indiana’s Lilly King continued her reign of the breaststroke events with a top showing in the 200 breast. King stopped the clock at a 2:05.14 for gold.

Miranda Tucker of Michigan posted a 2:07.64 for second, while Indiana’s Noelle Peplowski was third overall with a 2:07.75.

Fourth place went to Northwestern’s Calypso Sheridan (2:07.98) and fifth place was scooped up by Minnesota’s Lindsey Kozelsky (2:08.42).

Indiana’s Bailey Andison (2:08.84), Michigan’s Jamie Zhen Yeung (2:09.03), and Indiana’s Laura Morley (2:09.45) completed the top eight.

 Event 18  Women 200 Yard Breaststroke
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     B1G Meet: @ 2:04.03  2/18/2017 Lillia King, Indiana-IN
         Pool: # 2:03.60  2018      Lilly King, Indiana
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 King, Lillia           SR Indiana           2:06.99    2:05.14   32  
    r:+0.65  27.46        58.54 (31.08)
        1:31.38 (32.84)     2:05.14 (33.76)
  2 Tucker, Miranda        JR Michigan          2:08.59    2:07.64   28  
    r:+0.65  29.23      1:02.13 (32.90)
        1:34.68 (32.55)     2:07.64 (32.96)
  3 Peplowski, Noelle      FR Indiana           2:09.10    2:07.75   27  
    r:+0.77  29.54      1:01.86 (32.32)
        1:34.45 (32.59)     2:07.75 (33.30)
  4 Sheridan, Calypso      SO Northwestern      2:08.61    2:07.98   26  
    r:+0.70  28.80      1:01.28 (32.48)
        1:34.84 (33.56)     2:07.98 (33.14)
  5 Kozelsky, Lindsey      JR Minnesota         2:09.59    2:08.42   25  
    r:+0.72  28.46      1:01.35 (32.89)
        1:34.85 (33.50)     2:08.42 (33.57)
  6 Andison, Bailey        SR Indiana           2:10.80    2:08.84   24  
    r:+0.55  28.92      1:01.49 (32.57)
        1:35.13 (33.64)     2:08.84 (33.71)
  7 Yeung, Jamie Zhen      SR Michigan          2:09.69    2:09.03   23  
    r:+0.70  29.60      1:02.37 (32.77)
        1:35.73 (33.36)     2:09.03 (33.30)
  8 Morley, Laura          SR Indiana           2:08.16    2:09.45   22  
    r:+0.71  28.91      1:01.28 (32.37)
        1:35.05 (33.77)     2:09.45 (34.40)

Women’s 200 Fly

Ohio State’s Kathrine Demler flew to victory in the women’s 200 fly, clocking a narrow victory over Michigan’s Vanessa Krause. Demler stopped the clock .05 seconds ahead of Krause, winning the event with a 1:55.23 over Krause’s 1:55.28.

Rutgers’ Francesca Stoppa turned in a 1:55.99 for third place, while Michigan’s Victoria Kwan picked up fourth place with a 1:57.17.

Madison Hart of Penn State finished fifth overall with a 1:57.43, just ahead of Indiana’s Shelby Koontz and her time of 1:57.54.

Nebraska’s Isabelle Murray (1:58.68) and Michigan’s Sierra Schmidt (1:58.96) took seventh and eighth.

 Event 19  Women 200 Yard Butterfly
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     B1G Meet: @ 1:53.95  2/23/2014 Gia Dalesandro, Indiana
         Pool: # 1:52.64  2018      Grace Oglesby, Louisville
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Demler, Kathrin        JR Ohio State        1:56.03    1:55.23   32  
    r:+0.75  26.05        55.07 (29.02)
        1:24.89 (29.82)     1:55.23 (30.34)
  2 Krause, Vanessa        JR Michigan          1:55.76    1:55.28   28  
    r:+0.64  25.57        54.14 (28.57)
        1:23.60 (29.46)     1:55.28 (31.68)
  3 Stoppa, Francesca      SR Rutgers           1:56.26    1:55.99   27  
    r:+0.61  25.41        54.91 (29.50)
        1:24.43 (29.52)     1:55.99 (31.56)
  4 Kwan, Victoria         FR Michigan          1:57.24    1:57.17   26  
    r:+0.71  26.43        55.93 (29.50)
        1:26.13 (30.20)     1:57.17 (31.04)
  5 Hart, Madison          JR Penn State        1:57.44    1:57.43   25  
    r:+0.59  26.54        56.30 (29.76)
        1:26.62 (30.32)     1:57.43 (30.81)
  6 Koontz, Shelby         JR Indiana           1:57.44    1:57.54   24  
    r:+0.79  25.92        55.32 (29.40)
        1:25.97 (30.65)     1:57.54 (31.57)
  7 Murray, Isabelle       SO Nebraska          1:57.28    1:58.68   23  
    r:+0.66  26.47        56.45 (29.98)
        1:27.67 (31.22)     1:58.68 (31.01)
  8 Schmidt, Sierra        SO Michigan          1:57.10    1:58.96   22  
    r:+0.76  26.41        56.51 (30.10)
        1:27.49 (30.98)     1:58.96 (31.47)

Women’s Platform Diving

Indiana’s Jessicca Parratto posted a new pool record in the women’s platform diving event, turning in a total 394.40 points. The previous record was a 388.95 set in 2009 by Amy Korthauer.

Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern finished second with a 364.40, followed by Purdue’s Emily Meaney’s 352.85.

Fourth place went to Nebraska’s Abigail Knapton (340.10), while Minnesota’s Kristen Hayden was fifth with 308.55.

Ohio State’s Lara Tarvitt and Lexie Barker completed the top eight with 305.35 and 292.10 points.

 Event 20  Women Platform Diving
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     B1G Meet: @ 424.45  2/21/2015 Jessica Parratto, Indiana
         Pool: # 394.40  2/23/2019 Jessica Parratto, INDIANA-IN
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Parratto, Jessica      SR Indiana            326.40     394.40#  32  
  2 Rosendahl, Olivia      SR Northwestern       299.80     364.40   28  
  3 Meaney, Emily          JR Purdue             326.05     352.85   27  
  4 Knapton, Abigail       JR Nebraska           310.90     340.10   26  
  5 Bretscher, Emily       SO Purdue             286.65     311.55   25  
  6 Hayden, Kristen        JR Minnesota          298.95     308.55   24  
  7 Tarvitt, Lara          JR Ohio State         300.55     305.35   23  
  8 Barker, Lexie          SO Ohio State         277.80     292.10   22  

Women’s 400 Free Relay

The Michigan women ended the 2019 Big Ten Championships with a new B1G meet and pool record in the 400 free relay. The relay team of Margaret MacNeil (47.70), Catherine DeLoof (46.68), Daria Pyshnenko (48.81), and Siobhan Haughey (47.10) concluded the meet with a combined time of 3:10.29.

Wisconsin’s relay team grabbed a strong second place finish with a time of 3:13.80, while Indiana turned in a time of 3:14.32 for third.

Ohio State’s relay team grabbed fourth with a 3:14.72, followed by Minnesota’s 3:16.84.

Purdue (3:19.42), Iowa (3:19.72), and Penn State (3:20.69) rounded out the top eight.

 Event 21  Women 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
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     B1G Meet: @ 3:10.96  2/17/2018 Michigan, University of, Michi
                          C Deloof, S Haughey, D Pyshnenko, G Deloof
         Pool: # 3:13.72  2018      Louisville
    School                                 Seed     Finals Points 
==================================================================================
  1 Michigan                            3:12.50    3:10.29@  64  
     1) MacNeil, Margaret FR          2) r:+0.21 DeLoof, Catherine SR 
     3) r:+0.30 Pyshnenko, Daria SO   4) r:+0.34 Haughey, Siobhan SR  
    r:+0.64  22.70        47.70 (47.70)
        1:09.85 (22.15)     1:34.38 (46.68)
        1:57.33 (22.95)     2:23.19 (48.81)
        2:45.84 (22.65)     3:10.29 (47.10)
  2 Wisconsin                           3:15.51    3:13.80   56  
     1) Hosack, Lillie FR             2) r:+0.31 Sehmann, Emmy SR     
     3) r:+0.09 Unicomb, Jessica SR   4) r:+0.34 Nelson, Elizabeth JR 
    r:+0.78  23.64        49.14 (49.14)
        1:12.07 (22.93)     1:38.09 (48.95)
        2:01.11 (23.02)     2:26.89 (48.80)
        2:48.91 (22.02)     3:13.80 (46.91)
  3 Indiana                             3:18.21    3:14.32   54  
     1) Scott, Morgan FR              2) r:+0.30 Jensen, Christine SR 
     3) r:+0.37 Koontz, Shelby JR     4) r:+0.24 Andison, Bailey SR   
    r:+0.73  23.43        49.03 (49.03)
        1:12.08 (23.05)     1:37.54 (48.51)
        2:00.55 (23.01)     2:26.11 (48.57)
        2:49.43 (23.32)     3:14.32 (48.21)
  4 Ohio State                          3:19.23    3:14.72   52  
     1) Petrak, Taylor SO             2) r:+0.21 Rayner, Freya SO     
     3) r:+0.17 Jurkovic-Periscija JR 4) r:+0.18 Romano, Kristen SO   
    r:+0.65  23.49        49.05 (49.05)
        1:11.83 (22.78)     1:37.47 (48.42)
        2:00.53 (23.06)     2:26.37 (48.90)
        2:49.44 (23.07)     3:14.72 (48.35)
  5 Minnesota                           3:16.10    3:16.84   50  
     1) Avestruz, Zoe SR              2) r:+0.12 Nack, Chantal SR     
     3) r:+0.11 Waddell, Tevyn JR     4) r:+0.16 Padington, Macnzie SO
    r:+0.70  23.42        49.40 (49.40)
        1:12.75 (23.35)     1:38.22 (48.82)
        2:01.58 (23.36)     2:27.70 (49.48)
        2:50.91 (23.21)     3:16.84 (49.14)
  6 Purdue                              3:22.16    3:19.42   48  
     1) Decoursey, Gretta SO          2) r:+0.18 Auckley, Danielle SR 
     3) r:+0.23 Seidl, Maizie SO      4) r:+0.29 Smailis, Jacklyn SR  
    r:+0.66  24.24        50.46 (50.46)
        1:14.07 (23.61)     1:40.42 (49.96)
        2:03.76 (23.34)     2:29.44 (49.02)
        2:52.93 (23.49)     3:19.42 (49.98)
  7 IOWA                                3:20.16    3:19.72   46  
     1) Fluit, Allyssa JR             2) r:+0.35 Burvill, Hannah JR   
     3) r:+0.35 McNamara, Kelly SR    4) r:+0.42 McDougall, Lauren FR 
    r:+0.73  24.01        49.86 (49.86)
        1:13.16 (23.30)     1:38.35 (48.49)
        2:02.14 (23.79)     2:28.74 (50.39)
        2:52.87 (24.13)     3:19.72 (50.98)
  8 Penn State                          3:22.73    3:20.69   44  
     1) Ledwith, Madison FR           2) r:+0.05 Sheridan, Kathleen FR
     3) r:+0.29 Gaspari, Elizabeth SO 4) r:+0.24 Jack, Olivia FR      
    r:+0.67  24.13        50.98 (50.98)
        1:14.34 (23.36)     1:40.64 (49.66)
        2:04.27 (23.63)     2:30.74 (50.10)
        2:54.31 (23.57)     3:20.69 (49.95)