Feb. 1, 2014
W, 188-164 vs. Purdue
W, 227-125 vs. Wisconsin
“From start to finish our team was energetic, competed well, supported each other, we are really happy with the spot we are in. This was a really nice way to end our dual meet season” Coach Kelly Kremer.
The Gophers started day two with a second place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the women also took second in the same event.
Brandon Hatanaka took second in the 400-yard IM with a time of 3:54.37.
Carl Newenhouse finished second in the 200-yard back with a time of 1:46.88.
In the men’s 100-yard butterfly, usual suspect Kyler Van Swol took first with a time of 47.72.
CJ Smith swam a 4:29.31 to claim first in the 500-yard freestyle. Teammate Hatanaka followed, allowing the Gophers to go 1-2 in the event.
The Gopher men finished with a third place finish in the 400-yard free relay.
Next Meet • The Minnesota Challenge will be held at the University Aquatic Center next week. Competition begins Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 6:00pm CT, and continues Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at 12:00pm CT.
Coach Kremer stated, “We are ready to get some rest and prepare for the championship season.”
Busch Finds Leadership Role
Voted Hardest Worker last season, junior Noah Busch has been a leader in the water for freshmen sprinters.
Minnesota Diving Wraps GT Invite
The University of Minnesota men's and women's diving teams wrapped competition at the 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the McAuley Aquatic Center with platform diving.
Pollard Takes 2nd on Day 2 of GT Invite
Night two of the Georgia Tech Invitational featured five Golden Gophers qualfiying for finals in the women's 3-meter and men's 1-meter diving competitions.