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Big Ten Athletics | March 2, 2014

No. 2 Michigan claims fourth consecutive Big Ten crown, 38th overall

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan captured the 2014 Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday night at the Donald B. Canham Natatorium on the campus of Michigan. The title marks the Wolverines' fourth consecutive crown and 38th overall.

Michigan compiled 889 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 564 points and Ohio State was third with 515 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 378 points, while Penn State recorded 349.5 points to finish fifth.

The Wolverines took home Big Ten titles in the 500-yard freestyle, 200 individual medley, 400 individual medley, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 1,650 freestyle, 200 butterfly, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay and 800 freestyle relay.

Penn State's Shane Ryan was named the Swimmer of the Championships, while Indiana's Darian Schmidt was tabbed the Diver of the Championships. Minnesota's Jakub Maly was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Michigan head coach Mike Bottom was tabbed the Swimming Coach of the Year for the fourth consecutive season, while Indiana diving coach Drew Johansen was named the Diving Coach of the Year.

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