Hoosiers Earn Three Wins Over Tennessee and KentuckyThe No. 1-ranked Hoosier men extended the team’s dual-meet win-streak to 17-straight, beating No. 15 Tennessee, 165-135, and Kentucky, 223-84. The No. 7-ranked Indiana women took down No. 15 Kentucky, 157-143, but were edged by No. 12 Tennessee, 159-141. The Hoosier women move to 2-2 on the dual meet season.Overall, the men’s and women’s squads combined to win 14 events on the afternoon. The Hoosiers continued to swim fast early in the season, posting seven times in the top-10 across the country, including two best times in the nation.Hoosiers Post Three Victories Over No. 2/3 Texas and No. 4/18 FloridaThe No. 6 Indiana men defeated No. 2 Texas, 264-165, and took down No. 4 Florida, 242-187. With the two victories, the Hoosiers extended their dual-meet win streak to 15-straight. The No. 10 Indiana women beat No. 18 Florida, 251-178, but fell to No. 3 Texas, 226.5-200.5. For the meet, IU totaled 19 individual wins and an impressive seven relay victories.IU Places Six Swimmers, Three Coaches on USA Swimming National TeamSix Indiana University swimmers along with three Hoosier coaches were named to the 2017-18 USA Swimming National Team in September. Current IU swimmers Ian Finnerty, Lilly King and Blake Pieroni were named to the team, along with alum Cody Miller and IU postgrads Zane Grothe and Amanda Kendall. IU head coach Ray Looze, associate head coach Mike Westphal and associate head sprint coach Coley Stickels were named Team USA coaches.Looze Named ASCA Coach of the YearIndiana University head coach Ray Looze was named George Haines Coach of the Year Thursday evening by the American Swim Coaches Association. Looze coached four swimmers onto the U.S. World Championships team this summer, including world record-setter Lilly King.Looze was a women’s assistant coach on the USA staff in Budapest, and he led the Hoosier men to a seventh-place finish this summer at the NCAA championships, and his women took eighth.King won four gold medals at the World Championships this year and set (or helped set) world records in all four events: the 50 breast, 100 breasts and both the women’s and mixed 400 medley relays. Looze also puts Cody Miller, Blake Pieroni and Zane Grothe onto the World Championships roster, and all won at least one relay medal in Budapest.Hoosiers at the FINA World ChampionshipsIndiana Swimming & Diving had quite the showing at the FINA World Championships this summer. Over the course of the week at the World Championships, Hoosiers swimmers – current, alumni and postgrad – combined to win seven gold and two bronze medals. The IU swimmers also combined to set four world records.Indiana Men Win 2016 Big Ten ChampionshipThe Hoosiers won the program’s 25th Big Ten Championship in 2016 – the first title for IU since 2006. IU won the team title with a total score of 1,504 points. For the week, IU won a total of 19 medals – 12 gold, five silver, and two bronze. Indiana also won four of the five relays at the Big Ten Championships, marking the first time in program history the team accomplished that impressive feat. The dozen league crowns are the most for the team since winning 13 in 1976.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The No. 3/7 Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host the Purdue Boilermakers on Senior Day today at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind.The dual meet will get underway on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. ET, with the Senior Day ceremony beginning at 10:40 a.m. ET on the pool deck. The meet will be streamed live on BTN Plus, while live swimming results can be found at IUHoosiers.com. Diving results can be found at DiveMeets.com.The dual meet will feature 34 events on Saturday – 28 swimming events as well as men’s and women’s platform, 3-meter and 1-meter diving.Parking Information: Free parking will be available at the IU SRSC lot and the Sunrise lot on 10th Street.Scouting the HoosiersThe No. 3-ranked Indiana men’s team enters the meet with a record of 7-0 this season, having won the team’s past 20-straight dual meets. The men’s squad is 5-0 against ranked teams this year, earning wins over No. 2 Texas, No. 4 Florida, No. 8 Florida, No. 13 Notre Dame and No. 15 Tennessee. IU moved up one spot in the CSCAA/TYR rankings this week.The No. 7-ranked Hoosier women’s team is 3-4 in dual meets this season. IU has posted victories over No. 15 Kentucky and No. 18 Florida this season. Indiana improved three spots in the latest CSCAA/TYR Top 25 poll released this week.Scouting the BoilermakersThe Purdue men’s team enters Saturday’s meet with a dual-meet record of 4-2 on the season, including a 1-1 mark against ranked teams. The Boilermakers beat No. 16 South Carolina, but lost to No. 14 Notre Dame.The Purdue women’s squad enters the meet with the Hoosiers with a record of 4-1 and are receiving votes on the CSCAA/TYR Top 25 Poll. The Boilermakers are 0-1 against ranked opponents this year, dropping a meet to No. 10 Notre Dame.Hoosier Men Take Down No. 8 MichiganThe No. 4 Hoosier men (7-0) recorded the team’s 20th-straight dual meet victory, taking down No. 8 Michigan, 170.5-129.5. The win for the IU men’s team at Michigan is the first since the 1980-81 season.Four Hoosiers Earn Weekly Big Ten HonorsBlake Pieroni was named Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week for the fifth time this season on Jan. 17, while Jessica Parratto was named Big Ten Women’s Diver of the Week for the third time. James Connor was named Men’s Diver of the Week for the first time, while Gabriel Fantoni was named Freshman of the Week after his first meet for the Hoosiers.Hixon, Connor Win Diving TitlesMichael Hixon and James Connor each won diving titles the week of Dec. 18. At the 2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships in Greensboro, N.C., Hixon won gold in the 3-meter dive with an impressive score of 1231.85. At the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Trials in Australia, Connor took home the gold in the 3-meter, winning with a score of 868.70.IU Posts Impressive Times at Purdue InvitationalThe IU women’s team won the Purdue Invite, topping the eight-team field with a total of 896.5 points, while the Hoosier men finished second with 847 points as No. 3 Florida won with a score of 1,009 points.Over the course of the three-day meet, Indiana won an impressive 22 events. The Hoosiers also won eight of the 10 relays over the course of the three-day meet. IU also totaled six NCAA A cuts on the week as well.King Wins Two USA Swimming Golden Goggle AwardsLilly King took home two awards at the 2017 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE in November, winning Female Race of the Year honors, as well as Relay Performance of the Year. The Evansville, Ind. native now has three Golden Goggle Awards to her name, as she won Breakout Performer of the Year in 2016.Along with King, IU’s Blake Pieroni and Ray Looze were also nominated for Golden Goggle Awards. Blake Pieroni was nominated as part of the men’s 4×100 freestyle relay at the 2017 FINA World Championships, while Looze was nominated for Coach of the Year.Indiana Earns Three Victories over No. 13/18 Notre Dame and CincinnatiThe No. 1-ranked IU men’s team extended their dual-meet win streak to 19-straight, beating No. 13 Notre Dame, 146-95, and Cincinnati, 146-95. The No. 9-ranked Hoosier women’s team (3-3) took down Cincinnati, 190-53, but were edged by No. 18 Notre Dame, 123-120.Five Hoosiers won two individual events on the day, with Blake Pieroni, Lilly King, Ali Rockett, Jessica Parratto and Michael Hixon pacing the Indiana effort. On the day, IU won 15 individual events and three of the four relays.Looze Named SwimSwam Coach of the Month for OctoberIndiana head swimming coach Ray Looze was named SwimSwam’s Coach of the Month for October after leading IU to three wins over Texas and Florida. Swimming defending NCAA champions Texas and last year’s third-place team Florida on the men’s side, the IU men pulled off a big early-season win.And on the women’s side, Indiana came within 26 points of Texas, a top-5 program a year ago, while beating up on Florida. IU swept all eight relays at the tri-meet and won 25 of 42 swimming events between men and women.