Jan. 13, 2013
The No. 13 Minnesota women's swimming and diving team improved to 6-0 Saturday after defeating Hawaii 201-92. The Gophers won all 16 of the events on the day.
Tori Simenec led the Gophers with three individual victories including the 100 fly (54.88), 200 fly (2:02.18) and the 200 IM (2:03.19).
Freshman Lauren Votava earned two first-place finishes, winning the 50 free with a time of 23.58 as well as the 100 free at 50.69. In the 200 free it was Jessica Plant that claimed the title, touching the wall at 1:49.08.
Fellow freshman Kierra Smith won both of the breaststroke events. In the 100 breast Smith swam a 1:03.62 and in the 200 breast finished in 2:13.98.
Maggie Keefer won both diving events on the day. In 1 meter, the junior marked a 301.60 and a 340.55 in 3 meter.
The Gophers won both relays against Hawaii. In the 200 free relay they finished in 1:33.91 and in the 200 medley the women came in at 1:43.04.
Minnesota will compete next when they host North Dakota on January 25 at 5pm.
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