Jan. 9, 2014
@Gophers_Swim • follow on Twitter for live updates from the dual meet
Meet Coverage • http://hawaiiathletics.com/index.aspx?tab=swimmingdiving&path=mswim
When • Saturday, January 11, 2014, All Day
Where • Honolulu, Hawaii (Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex)
Island Time • After just under two weeks of training in the annual trip to Hawaii, the men's team is ready to go head-to-head with the Aloha State. The Gopher men are ready to show their hard work in their first competition of 2014. For more information on the team's training in Hawaii, see Kiera Janzen'sHawaii blog here: http://fw.to/Qw0N7KW
Last Encounter • 2013's match up between Minnesota and Hawaii resulted in a Minnesota win (182.5-103.5) The Gopher men won 13 of the 16 events that day. A Minnesota win also occurred in the 2011-2012 season.
Ranks • Going into this dual meet the NCAA has the Gopher men ranked as No. 5 among Division I universities, with a 4-1 record. The team is only ranked below No. 1 Michigan for the B1G Conference. The men's sole loss this season was against No. 2 Florida. The Hawaii men's team is not ranked.
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