Swimming & Diving - Archives 2016-17
The 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Swimming and Diving Team includes 109 honorees with 36 members on the men's team and 73 on the women's side.
The Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship is back Wednesday, February 22 at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin. The championship, hosted by Texas for the fifth straight year, will run through Saturday, February 25th.
The Big 12 Conference will be partnering with FloSports to provide live and on-demand coverage of the Big 12 Championships for Swimming & Diving on FloSwimming.com, Indoor Track & Field on FloTrack.com, Wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and Gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com.
The last swimming and diving in-season awards are presented to five athletes, Joseph Schooling (Texas), Jenny Nusbaum (Kansas), Joanna Evans (Texas), Grayson Campbell (Texas) and Julie Dickinson (Iowa State).
A Mountaineer and three Longhorns gather the Big 12 weekly honors after producing victories. Michael Proietto (West Virginia), Will Licon (Texas), Rebecca Millard (Texas) and Meghan O'Brien (Texas) record the first awards of 2017 for swimming and diving.
Texas swimming and diving sweep the bi-weekly awards for the third straight week. Swimmers Jack Conger and Tasija Karosas take home the Swimmer of the Week honors while divers Mark Anderson and Meghan O'Brien defend their Diver of the Week status.
Texas' Joseph Schooling, Remedy Rule, Mark Anderson and Meghan O'Brien have earned the Big 12 Swimming & Diving weekly awards after victories over multiple top 10 opponents.
Clark Smith, Madisyn Cox, Mark Anderson and Meghan Oâ€™Brien of Texas earn their share of the weekly awards after an outstanding showing at Indiana versus the Hoosiers and Florida.
Sophomores Merwane El Merini and Julia Calcut are joined by junior Michael Proietto and senior Emma Skelley to earn the first batch of weekly honors.
Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates will be highlighted each day through July 17. Today's featured candidates are Texas' Courtney Okolo and Joseph Schooling.