Gophers Win Quad Duals

Go Gophers! Kierra Smith earned 2 victories on the day
Go Gophers!
Kierra Smith earned 2 victories on the day
Go Gophers!

Feb. 2, 2013

Complete Results

After the final day of the Quad Duals, the No. 16 University of Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team remains undefeated. The Gophers took down No. 19 Wisconsin, 210-143, No. 25 Purdue, 268-85, and Illinois, 291-62.

Kierra Smith led the Gophers with two victories on the day. The freshman won the 400 IM with a time of 4:22.51 as well as the 200 breast at 2:14.49. Haley Spencer came in second in the 200 breast behind Smith with a time of 2:16.37.

In the 100 fly, sophomore Becca Weiland claimed the title with a time of 53.77. Kiera Janzen also earned a victory for the Gophers in the 500 free, touching the wall at 4:51.50.

The Gophers remained on top in the diving events for the weekend. Sarah McCrady earned first-place in 1-meter diving with a 297.85 while Jessica Ramberg finished in second with a score of 288.25.

Minnesota earned second-place honors in both relays on the day. The 200 free relay, made up of Weiland, Lauren Votava, Erin Caflisch and Tess Behrens finished with a time of 1:32.17. The 400 free relay, made up of Votava, Caflisch, Jessica Plant and Tori Simenec came in second at 3:20.92.

The Gophers host the Minnesota Challenge next weekend at the University Aquatic Center.