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Huskers Ready for Big Ten Championships

2021 Big Ten Women’s Swimming Championships

Date: Feb. 23-27

Location: Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center (Minneapolis, Minn.)

2021 Big Ten Women’s Diving Championships

Date: Feb. 25-27

Location: Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center (West Lafayette, Ind.)

The Nebraska swimming team is set for five days of high-level competition as the Huskers gear up for the 2021 Big Ten Women’s Swimming Championships in Minneapolis this week . The conference championship meet will be held at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center, which is linked with Minnesota’s University Recreation and Wellness Center.

Action begins on Tuesday at 5 p.m. (CT) with the 200 Medley Relay. Big Ten swimmers also will go head-to-head in the 800 freestyle relay on Thursday evening. The following days of the Big Ten Women’s Swimming Championships will feature the preliminary races at 11 a.m., with the finals set for 6:30 p.m. (CT) each day. 

Nebraska’s divers will compete in Big Ten Diving Championships in West Lafayette, Ind., beginning on Thursday. Each day of competition will feature one event, beginning with the preliminaries on the three-meter dive on Thursday at 11:20 a.m. (CT). The consolation dives follow at 2:05 p.m., with the final dives set for 6:40 p.m. Friday’s action will feature the platform competition, before the championships conclude with the one-meter dive on Saturday.

Nebraska boasts a senior class of nine fantastic athletes competing in their final Big Ten Championship meet. The senior class includes Gabby Baratta, Madison Coughlen, Autumn Haebig, Abi Knapton, Izzie Murray, Jessica Pentlarge, Mira Rhodes and Grace Tiernon.

The 2021 Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships will both be streamed live on BTN Plus. Fans can subscribe and watch the Huskers compete throughout the week.

Swimming Championship Schedule (All times Central)

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5 p.m.

200 Medley Relay

30 Minute Intermission

800 Freestyle Relay

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 11 a.m.

200 Individual Medley Preliminaries

50 Freestyle Preliminaries

500 Freestyle Preliminaries

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.

200 Individual Medley Finals

50 Freestyle Finals

500 Freestyle Finals

30 Minute Intermission

400 Medley Relay 

Thursday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m.

100 Butterfly Preliminaries

400 Individual Medley Preliminaries

200 Free Preliminaries

Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.

100 Butterfly Finals

400 Individual Medley Finals

200 Freestyle Finals

Friday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m.

100 Backstroke Preliminaries

100 Breaststroke Preliminaries

200 Butterfly Preliminaries

Friday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.

100 Backstroke Finals

100 Breaststroke Finals

200 Butterfly Finals

30 Minute Intermission

200 Freestyle Relay

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.

100 Freestyle Preliminaries

200 Backstroke Preliminaries

200 Breaststroke Preliminaries

1,650 Freestyle Preliminaries (4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.

100 Freestyle Finals

1,650 Freestyle (Last heat of timed finals)

200 Backstroke Finals

200 Breaststroke Finals

30 Minute Intermission

400 Freestyle Relay 

Team and Individual Awards Ceremony

Diving Championship Schedule (All times Central)

Thursday, Feb. 25, 11:20 a.m.

Women’s 3-Meter Dive Preliminaries

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2:05 p.m.

Women’s 3-Meter Dive Consolations

Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:40 p.m.

Women’s 3-Meter Dive Finals

Friday, Feb. 26, 11:20 a.m.

Women’s Platform Dive Preliminaries

Friday, Feb. 26, 2:05 p.m.

Women’s Platform Dive Consolations

Friday, Feb. 26, 6:40 p.m.

Women’s Platform Dive Finals

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11:20 a.m.

Women’s 1-Meter Dive Preliminaries

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2:05 p.m.

Women’s 1-Meter Dive Consolations

Saturday, Feb. 27, 6:40 p.m.

Women’s 1-Meter Dive Finals


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