Gophers Lead Purdue and Wisconsin After Day One

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Jan. 31, 2014

Day One Results Get Acrobat Reader

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

Highlights

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.

For the women, Maggie Keefer took first on the one-meter board with a score of 318.00. In the three-meter Keefer took second, Sarah McCrady third.

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.

B1G Swimmer of the Week, Kyler Van Swol took first in the 200-yard butterfly with a 1:46.74. Nick Orf and Brandon Hatanaka followed, allowing Minnesota to go 1-2-3 in the event.

Senior captain Derek Toomey swam a 19.82 in the 50-yard freestyle, finishing first. Freshman Daryl Turner tied for third in the event.

Gopher Kiera Smith took first in the 200-yard IM with a 2:02.09.

Jakub Maly and Brandon Hatanaka went 2-3 in the 200-yard IM with times of 1:50.62 and 1:51.12 respectively.

The Gopher women finished day one strong, winning the 800-yard free relay. The team of Kiera Janzen, Jessica Plant, Lauren Votava, Tori Simenec swam a 7:16.67.

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