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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s swimming and diving team will defend its 2020 Big Ten Conference championship this week with competitions set for two locations. The swimmers will compete Tuesday through Saturday at the University of Minnesota while the divers will compete Thursday through Saturday at Purdue University. The men’s Big Ten diving competition will also take place this week at Purdue with results/points held and added into the men’s swimming championships, which will take place March 2-6 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
Big Ten Conference Championships
Minneapolis, Minn. – Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center
Men’s & Women’s Diving
West Lafayette, Ind. – Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center
Schedule of Events
Tuesday: Finals – 5 p.m. start
Wednesday: Prelims – 11 a.m. start; Finals – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Prelims – 11 a.m. start; Finals – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: Prelims – 11 a.m. start; Finals – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: Prelims – 11 a.m. start; Finals – 6:30 p.m.
Ohio State Wins 2020 Championship
Ohio State won the 2020 Big Ten championship, held at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center at the University of Iowa. The title represented the Buckeyes’ sixth in program history and the first since 1986. After taking the lead on the first full day of competition, the Buckeyes maintained a steady advantage all the way through Saturday evening and won the title by a margin of 197 points. Ohio State director of swimming and diving Bill Dorenkott claimed his fourth Big Ten team championship, having won three prior titles as the head coach at Penn State.
Ohio State heads into the Big Ten championships with 11 swimmers and divers who combined to qualify for a total of 20 event finals at last year’s championship meet.
Sr. Lexie Barker
Sr. Hanna Gresser
Sr. Taylor Petrak
Sr. Freya Rayner
Sr. Kristen Romano
Jr. Sally Tafuto
Jr. Georgia White
So. Hannah Bach
So. Mackenzie Crawford
So. Amy Fulmer
So. Josephine Panitz
Ohio State Coaches
Bill Dorenkott is in his 13th year at Ohio State and his fourth year as director of men’s and women’s swimming and diving. His 2019-20 women’s team won the Big Ten championship while the men were runner-up. Dorenkott was named the Big Ten women’s swimming coach of the year, an honor he also won in 2005 while at Penn State.
Dorenkott spent 10 seasons as head coach of the Penn State women’s program led them to three Big Ten championships: 2002, 2005 and 2006. He has coached his swimmers to 52 individual Big Ten championships.
Justin Sochor is in his eighth season as Ohio State’s diving coach. He was the 2016 and 2020 Big Ten men’s diving coach of the year and his divers have won three individual Big Ten titles.