Iowa At Big Ten Championships

Feb. 23, 2004

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THIS WEEK — The Iowa men’s swimming team will compete at the Big Ten Championships Thursday thru Saturday in West Lafayette, IN. All events will be held at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center and Doris Z. Holloway Pool on the Purdue University campus. All-session tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students. Single-session prelim tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Single-session finals tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS — Event prelims begin at 11 a.m. (CT) each day, followed by diving trials. Finals for both swimming and diving will begin at 6 p.m. (CT). All swimming events will be in yards and all diving events will be in meters.

2003 BIG TEN REVIEW — The Hawkeyes finished ninth at the 2003 Big Ten Championships, scoring 195 points. Michigan won the team title. Timo Klami led the Hawkeyes, winning the three-meter diving and placing fifth in platform diving. He earned first team all-Big Ten honors for his performances.

BIG TEN RANKINGS — Iowa is ranked in the top eight in the Big Ten Conference in 11 events. Following are the ranked individuals and events:

Andrei Ciurca-200 Back-1:48.03-8th
Tomasz Dziedzic-100 Fly-48.32-5th; 100 Free-44.56-7th
Mariusz Muras-200 Fly-1:48.04-5th
Andrei Prada-100 Breast-55.19-4th
Elliot Ptasnik-200 Breast-2:03.36-8th
Cal Shelangoski-100 Breast-56.21-8th