Gophers Win Triple Duals
CJ Smith won the 500 free on the day
CJ Smith won the 500 free on the day

Feb. 2, 2013

Complete Results

After the final day of the Triple Duals, the No. 15 University of Minnesota men’s swimming and diving team improved to 7-1 on the season. The Gophers took down No. 18 Purdue, 209-144, and Wisconsin, 196-157.

CJ Smith earned the only first-place finish on the day for the Gophers in the 500 free with a time of 4:26.34.

The Gophers 200 free relay, made up of Derek Toomey, Ben Griggs, Felix Samuels and Hrvoje Capan came in second behind Purdue with a time of 1:22.17. The relay also earned second-place honors in the 400 free relay (3:00.57).

On the diving side, Mikey Ross came in second-place on the 1-meter board with a score of 355.90, while Manny Pollard finished in third with a 346.80.

Minnesota finished in the 2 and 3 spots in the 400 IM. Brandon Hatanaka earned the runner-up spot with a time of 3:57.86 and Luke Bushman came in third, touching the wall at 4:00.09.

Toomey and Capan also earned second and third-place finishes for the Gophers in the 100 free. Toomey finished in 45.15 for second while Capan followed with a time of 45.48.

In the 200 breast, Josh Hall came in a close second-place with a 2:01.87, only .03 seconds behind Wisconsin’s Nick Schafer. Max Cartwright (2:02.21) and Jared Anderson (2:02.59) followed, earning third and fourth-place finishes.  



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