Post-meet Notes: Big Ten Championships (2nd Place)

Nov. 3, 2013

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Erin Finn became the seventh Michigan runner to win the individual Big Ten title and first since Erin Webster in 2006.

Erin Finn is just the second Michigan freshman to win the individual Big Ten title, joining Deanna Arnill, who won the conference crown and was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 1994.

• Despite the muddy conditions today, Erin Finn ran 43 seconds faster than she did at the Purdue Invitational on Sept. 13, when the Wolverines previewed the course.

Erin Finn earned All-Big Ten first team honors, while Megan Weschler (10th), Shannon Osika (11th) and Taylor Manett (14th) earned a spot on the All-Big Ten second team. It marks the second straight year Osika earned the honor.

• It marked the Big Ten Championships debut for Anna Pasternak, Devon Hoppe and Erin Finn.

• Michigan has never finished lower than fifth place at the Big Ten Championships during McGuire's tenure, earning first or second place in 18 of his 22 seasons.

• A race-day decision was made not to run Taylor Pogue due to injury. She will be day to day moving forward.