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Penn State’s Ally McHugh earns all-conference swimming honors

Penn State sophomore Ally McHugh earned a spot on the second-team All-Big Ten on Saturday after earning a silver medal during the four-day Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships at Purdue’s Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

McHugh set a Penn State record in the 400 individual medley Friday with a time of 4 minutes, 6.27 seconds. She was the only Penn State swimmer to earn a spot on the first- or second-teams.

Overall, the Nittany Lions finished eighth as a team at the Big Ten championships. Michigan claimed its second consecutive conference crown with 14 top-three finishes. Indiana finished second, and Wisconsin finished third.