Indiana’s King Wins USA Swimming Golden Goggle Award

first_img Indiana’s King Wins USA Swimming Golden Goggle AwardIndiana University swimmer Lilly King was a big winner at the the 2016 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis on Monday night, taking home the award for Breakout Performer of the Year.In her Olympic debut, the Evansville, Ind. native won Team USA’s first Olympic gold medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke since 2000 in an Olympic record 1:04.93 and added a second gold medal in the 4x100m medley relay.King wasn’t the only Hoosier nominated on the night, as IU alum Cody Miller was also up for Breakout Performer of the Year after winning a bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke and a gold medal in the 4×100 medley relay in Rio.IU head swimming coach Ray Looze was one of six nominated for Coach of the Year after serving as an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2016 Summer Olympics.The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will be back in action later this month. Some IU swimmers will be participating in the USA Swimming Winter Nationals from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, while the majority of the swimmers and the IU divers will be participating in the Miami (OH) Invitational on Dec. 1-3.Be sure to keep up with all the latest news on the Indiana men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams on social media – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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