Big Ten Medal of Honor finalists revealed
Bailey wins title in the 400 individual medley
Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior
As a sophomore (2016): Swam at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in three events: 100 and 200 backstroke as well as 100 butterfly … her first Big Tens appearance of her collegiate career … placed first in the 100 butterfly against Kenyon (56.60) and in the 100 backstroke against Denison (58.29) … had 10 top-10 event finishes this season … her personal bests in the 100 fly (54.84) and 100 back (55.37) both ranked fifth on the team … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
As a freshman (2015): Her Buckeye debut came in the dual meet against Miami (OH) on Oct. 23, when she competed in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly … placed second in the 100 backstroke in her first collegiate meet … swam mainly butterfly and backstroke events as a freshman … six Top 3 event finishes
Background:A four-time state qualifier at Bay High School ... won a state title in the 100 butterfly during her junior campaign ... three-timehigh school All-American ... served as a team captain ... named to the Cleveland Plain Dealor All-Star Team ... the daughter of Deirdre Wenzel and Dennis Auckley ... has a sibling, Joe.
Liz Li: Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalist