March 28, 2014
Day two of the NCAA Championships continued at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin today, with the Gophers competing in four events.
200 Medley Relay
Jakub Maly qualified for tonight’s finals, seeded 11th, in the 400 IM after a personal record time of 3:44.17.
During finals, freshman Maly finished with a time of 3:46.97 for 15th place.
Senior Kyler Van Swol went 46.41 during prelims of the 100 fly for 18th place. Kyler currently holds the Minnesota school record in the event, with a best time of 46.16.
Freshman Matt Barnard represented the Gophers on the 3-meter boards this afternoon, totaling 317.35 points in the event for 30th place. Going into the sixth round, Matt was in 8th place, and unfortunately hit the board during his dive. While receiving medical attention, Barnard appeared to be in good spirits.
After day two of the NCAA Championships, the Gophers have 25 points and are in 22nd place.
The third and final day of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will include:
100 Freestyle – Derek Toomey
200 Butterfly - Kyler Van Swol
400 Freestyle Relay
Platform Diving – Matt Barnard (Scratched from event, due to injury)
1650 Freestyle – CJ Smith
Saturday’s preliminaries can be watched live here.
ESPN 3 will be broadcasting Saturday’s finals, which you can stream live here.
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