Huskers Open at Big Ten Championships

Madison, Wisc. — The Nebraska swimming and diving team kicked off the 2022 Big Ten Championships Wednesday night at Soderholm Family Aquatic Center in Madison, Wisc.

seniors Autumn Haebig and Shannon Stott teamed with sophomore Lexi Kucera and freshman Ilaria Murzilli in the 800 freestyle relay to earn a spot on the podium with an eighth-place finish and season-best time of 7:14.07.

Sophomore Ella Stein and junior Emily Haimes joined Haebig and Kucera in the 200 medley relay, where they swam to ninth-place with a 1:39.70.

“It was a good start to the meet,” Nebraska head coach Pablo Morales said. “Both relays were faster than they swam at last year’s conference meet which was solid. You always want a positive beginning and we had that. We will continue to build on that and get better each day.”

In team standings, Ohio State sits in first place after winning both relays on the opening night.

Tomorrow will be the first full day of competition, with the morning session beginning at 10 am During the morning session, competitors will clash in the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 freestyle and one-meter diving preliminaries. The evening session is set for 5:30 pm, where the finals will take place for all four events. Athletes will cap off Thursday with a 400 medley relay.

2022 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships
Date: Feb. 16-19
Location: Soderholm Family Aquatic Center (Madison, Wis.)

Swimming Championship Schedule (All times Central)
Thursday, Feb. 17, 10 am
500 Freestyle Preliminaries
200 Individual Medley Preliminaries
50 Freestyle Preliminaries
One-Meter Diving Trials & Consolation Finals

Thursday, Feb. 17, 5:30 pm
500 Freestyle Finals
200 Individual Medley Finals
50 Freestyle Finals
One Meter Diving Finals
400 Medley Relay

Friday, Feb. 18, 10 am
100 Butterfly Preliminaries
400 Individual Medley Preliminaries
200 Freestyle Preliminaries
100 Breaststroke Preliminaries
100 Backstroke Preliminaries
Three-Meter Diving Trials & Consolation Finals

Friday, Feb. 18, 5:30 pm
100 Butterfly Finals
400 Individual Medley Finals
200 Freestyle Finals
100 Breaststroke Finals
100 Backstroke Finals
Three Meter Diving Finals
200 Freestyle Relay

Saturday, Feb. 19, 10 am
200 Backstroke Preliminaries
100 Freestyle Preliminaries
200 Breaststroke Preliminaries
200 Butterfly Preliminaries
Platform Diving Trials & Consolation Finals

Saturday, Feb. 19, 3:15 pm
1,650 Freestyle (all except last heat)

Saturday, Feb. 19, 5:30 pm
1,650 Freestyle (Last heat of timed finals)
200 Backstroke Finals
100 Freestyle Finals
200 Breaststroke Finals
200 Butterfly Finals
Platform Diving Finals
400 Freestyle Relay

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