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LUNCHTIME LINK: Indiana Women take 2nd at Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championship

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For more detailed results, check out IU Athletics' complete recap here.

The Indiana Women's Swimming and Diving team grabbed 2nd place at the 2015 Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships. The Hoosiers finished 27.5 points behind Minnesota.

Winning their events for the Hoosiers were Brooklynn Snodgrass in the 200 Backstroke, Gia Dalesandro in the 200 Butterfly, and Jessica Parratto in Platform Diving.

Joining Snodgrass in the 200 Backstroke Championship Final were Allie Day (3rd place), Cynthia Pammett (4th place), Marie Chamberlain (7th place), and Justine Ress (8th place). Dorina Szekeres won the Consolation Final to place 9th overall, and Shelby Carroll and Rachel Matsumura also placed inside the top 20 in the event. All of these swimmers made the NCAA B Cut for the 200 Backstroke, and Snodgrass' 1:50.60 made the NCAA A Cut, as well as setting a Big Ten meet record and the pool record, and made her 3rd fastest all-time at Indiana for the event.

Gia Dalesandro was joined in the 200 Butterfly Championship Final by Bailey Pressey, who finished third. Dalesandro, Pressey, and Olivia Barker made the NCAA B Cut in this event for the Hoosiers, and Dalesandro also swam the 3rd and 4th fastest times in IU history for the 200 Butterfly, going 1:55.16 in the prelim, and 1:55.10 to defend her title in Butterfly.

Jessica Parratto set a new Big Ten record with her spectacular diving performance, winning the event with a 424.45, breaking the old Big Ten Championship record set in 2013 by fellow Hoosier Amy Cozad. Lacey Houser finished 21st for the Hoosiers.

Also of note, Kennedy Goss became Indiana's third straight Freshman of the Year (following teammates Brooklynn Snodgrass and Gia Dalesandro) by making the championship final in all 5 of her events, winning 3, helping set a school record in the 400 freestyle relay final, and putting up a 100 freestyle time tied for the fifth best in school history after swimming the 2nd best time in school history during preliminaries.

Goss, Snodgrass, Dalesandro, and Parratto earned First Team All-Big Ten honors, along with teammates Haley Lips and Grace Vertigans. The Crimson Quarry congratulates the IU Women's Swimming and Diving team on their fantastic performance, and wishes them the best of luck at the NCAA Championships next month.