Indiana's Snodgrass and Minnesota's Keefer Win Big Ten Women's ACC Swimming &
March 25, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten announced the 2014 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer and Diver of
the Year awards, as voted on by the conference coaches. Indiana’s Brooklynn
Snodgrass was named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, while Minnesota’s Maggie Keefer
was tabbed the Big Ten Diver of the Year.
Snodgrass earned the postseason accolade after winning the national title in the
200-yard backstroke at the NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, finishing
the event in a time of 1:50.52. She also recorded a fourth-place finish at the
national championships in the 100-yard backstroke (51.05 seconds). Snodgrass secured
four first-place finishes at the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships,
winning the 100-yard backstroke (51.65 seconds) and 200-yard backstroke (1:51.43).
She also contributed to conference titles in the 200-yard medley relay (1:36.69) and
400-yard medley relay (3:30.30). Snodgrass is the third straight Hoosier to win the
award, marking Indiana’s fifth recipient in the last six years.
Keefer was named the Big Ten Diver of the Year for the second consecutive season.
She was tabbed the Co-Diver of the Championships after winning the three-meter
diving event with 386.75 points and finishing second in the one-meter diving
competition with 339.05 points at the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving
Championships. At the NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, Keefer finished
fourth in the one-meter diving event (328.20) and ninth in the three-meter diving
competition (368.60). Minnesota has now won the Diver of the Year award in four of
the last five years.