Jan. 31, 2014
Current Scores •
Men’s: #17 Purdue 137, Wisconsin 68 #14 Minnesota 106.5, Purdue 98.5 #14 Minnesota 135, Wisconsin 70 Women’s: #18 Purdue 102, #25 Wisconsin 101 #13 Minnesota 134, #18 Purdue 71 #13 Minnesota 133, #25 Wisconsin 70
200-yard medley relay resulted in a third place finish for the Gopher women, but the men’s relay team of Daryl Turner, Nick Hatanaka, Kyler Van Swol, and Derek Toomey took first with a time of 1:28.90.
Both one-meter and three-meter diving was contested tonight.
Golden Gopher Manny Pollard took second in the one-meter with a score of 361.90 and third in the three-meter. New to Minnesota, Matt Barnard took second in the three-meter with a score of 377.75.
Kiera Janzen took first place in the women’s 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:52.10. Minnesota’s Sam Harding came in third.
For the men, CJ Smith took first place with a 9:08:13, ten seconds faster then the second place finisher.
Minnesota’s Lauren Votava took first in the women’s 200-yard freestyle with a 1:48.31.
Tess Behrens took first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.91.
Freshman Daryl Turner nabbed first as well for the men with a time of 48.58 in the 100-yard backstroke.
Gopher Kiera Smith took first in the 200-yard IM with a 2:02.09.
The men’s team took a third place finish in the 800 free relay.
Day Two Schedule • Saturday, February 1 11:00am CT (10:00am start in West Lafayette, Indiana), Swimming & Diving Competition Begins 200 Free Relay Men’s & Women’s Platform Diving 400 IM 100 Free 200 Back 100 Fly 500 Free 200 Breast 10-Minute Break 400 Free Relay
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away
Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.
LeBlang Takes Learned Leadership to Next Season
Junior diver Alan LeBlang discusses his leadership role for the upcoming season with GopherSports.com.