Jan. 23, 2013
The No. 11 University of Minnesota men’s swimming and diving team (3-1) is set to host the University of North Dakota (1-9) Friday night at the Aquatic Center. Events are scheduled to begin at 5 pm.
The Gophers are coming off a month of tough training in Hawaii and are ready to match-up in their home pool. Most recently, Minnesota added another victory to their record as they took down the University of Hawaii last week, 182.5-103.5. Sophomore Luke Bushman led the Gophers with three individual victories on the swimming side, while senior Mikey Ross earned two first-place marks on the diving side.
North Dakota is coming off their seventh straight loss after falling to Air Force, Seattle and Wyoming in a two-day meet at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
The last time the two teams met in a dual meet was when Minnesota hosted North Dakota back in 2005. The Gophers claimed a victory over the Fighting Sioux, 262-85.
Gophers Finish Fourth at B1G Championships
Two Minnesota program records fell on the final day of the conference championships.
B1G Saturday Prelims
Bowe Becker broke the Minnesota record in the 100-yard freestyle, and three Gophers made the 200 breaststroke A final.
School Record, Silver Medal Highlight B1G Day 3
Minnesota moved into fourth place at the Big Ten Championships in Columbus, Ohio.