Iowa Finishes Ninth at Big Ten Championships

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WEST LAFAYETTE, IN– The University of Iowa men’s swimming team posted 204 total team points which was good enough for a ninth place finish at this year’s Big Ten Championships. Minnesota maintained the lead on the final day of competition to win their third Big Ten Championship in four years.

Mariusz Muras led the way for the Hawkeyes in the final day of competition. He placed fifth in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:47.73 and teammate Jason Snider in 15th place, finishing in 1:52.46. Tomasz Dziedzic took 13th in the 100 freestyle with a time of 44.82. Elliot Ptasnik swam a time of 2:03.61 in the 200 breast, which was good for a 14th place finish. Timo Klami took sixth place in the platform diving event with a score of 410.45. Klami ended up finishing in the top six in all three diving.


1. Minnesota 712.5

2. Michigan 605.0

3. Northwestern 478.0

4. Indiana 452.5

5. Wisconsin 341.5

6. Purdue 337.0

7. Penn State 299.5

8. Ohio State 250.0

9. IOWA 204.0

10. Michigan State 126.0