July 1, 2012
Minnesota sophomore CJ Smith put together an impressive performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle Sunday on the seventh day of the U.S. Olympic Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. The distance specialist finished 13th overall in the event with a time of 15:29.19.
Smith came up short in his bid for a spot in the finals, as only the top eight finishers advanced to Sunday's 1,500-meter freestyle finals that are set to take place Monday night. There will be no preliminaries Monday morning.
Gophers Open Freeman Invite, Win Medals at Nationals
Minnesota's men reached the podium in two events at AT&T Winter Nationals, while teammates in Minneapolis notched personal records.
Becker Wins Winter Nationals 50 Free
The sophomore posted one of the best collegiate times in the nation during morning prelims.
Gophers Open Winter Nationals
The Minnesota men claimed a silver finish in one of Wednesday night's two relays.