2016 YEAR IN REVIEW indiana university athletics

Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall Dedication

"Our objective was to preserve for future teams and generations of Hoosier fans the greatest homecourt advantage in college basketball." - IU Athletic Director, Fred Glass

Hall of Fame Induction

• John Laskowski (Men's Basketball, 1972-75), Harold Mauro (Administrator, 1983-2009, Football Coach, 1968, 1971-72, 1977-82; Football Player, 1964-1967) Sara Reiling-Hildebrand (Women's Diving, 1999-2000, 2002-03), Albert Robinson (Men's Track & Field, 1983-86), Diane Stephenson (Softball Coach, 1988-2002; Softball Player, 1978-81) and Fred Tyler (Men's Swimming, 1973-76)


• Kyle Schwarber became a World Series Champion

Men's Basketball

• Tom Crean was named 2016 Big Ten Coach of the Year

• Earned the regular-season Big Ten Championship title — the program's 22nd

Women's Basketball

• Head coach Teri Moren was named Big Ten Coach of the Year


• Won the Old Oaken Bucket and the Old Brass Spittoon in the same year for the 5th time (1967, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2016)

Men's Golf

• Jake Brown finished his freshman season (2015-16) with a scoring average of 74.29, which ranks as the 5th-best freshman scoring average in IU history

• Earned second place at the Northern Intercollegiate in October, with a trio of IU golfers finishing T16 or better (Doyle, Havill, Ochsenreiter).


• Made the third straight trip to NCAA Championships

• The team won the IU Excellence Academy's Program of Excellence Challenge

• Rebecca Brougher was named Big Ten Rowing Co-Athlete of the Year and was named an All-American

Men's Soccer

• Finished the season with a record of 12-2-7, earning the No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament

• Earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament for the 30th-straight season – the 41st overall for the program

Women's Soccer

• First Big Ten Tournament appearance since 2013 and the best Big Ten record since that season

• Goalkeeper Sarah L’Hommedieu earned two Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors, as well as a Defensive Player of the Week nod finished the season first in the conference in saves


• Won the most overall games and conference games since 2012. With a win over Wisconsin, earned first Big Ten Tournament victory since 2012

• Tara Trainer threw a no-hitter against Evansville on March 12, the first no-hitter for a Hoosier since 2013

Swimming & Diving

• Ray Looze became the first swimming coach in Big Ten league history to be named both the men's and women's conference coach of the year during the same season

• Lilly King dominated the breaststroke at the 2016 NCAA Championships, winning both the 100 and 200 breast with the fastest short-course yard times in history

• Sent 13 swimmers, divers and coaches to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Men's Tennis

• Ended the regular season on a six-match win streak

• Won singles and doubles championships at ITA Regionals to qualify for the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship

• Sam Monette earned First Team All-Big Ten Honors

Women's Tennis

• 5 students earned Academic All-Big Ten honors

• Went 10-4 in non-conference play including wins over Tennessee and Cincinnati


• Most wins (17) since 2010

• Two wins over ranked opponents (No. 13 Michigan, No. 24 Ohio State)

• Four wins over 2016 NCAA Tournament teams

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