Gophers Through Day 2 of NCAA Championships

Go Gophers! Jakub Maly placed 15th in the 400 IM with a time of 3:46.97
Go Gophers!
Jakub Maly placed 15th in the 400 IM with a time of 3:46.97
Go Gophers!

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.

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200 Medley Relay

Freshman backstroke swimmer Daryl Turner led Minnesota’s 200 medley relay, followed by Nick Hatanaka, Kyler Van Swol, and Derek Toomey. The relay finished in 18th place with a time of 1:26.12.

400 IM

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.

100 Fly

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.

3-Meter Diving

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.

Saturday’s Schedule

The third and final day of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will include: 

200 Backstroke

100 Freestyle – Derek Toomey

200 Breaststroke

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.

Go Gophers!