March 9, 2012
For the second-straight day, University of Minnesota sophomore Maggie Keefer was the top finisher for the Gopher diving team, as she posted a score of 624.75 in 3 meter diving Friday evening to secure a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Pool.
Keefer posted a score of 624.75 on the day to secure the fourth-place finish, registering a score of 299.0 in the preliminaries, before recording a score of 325.75 in the final round to secure the top-five finish.
Katie Grunawalt recorded a 20th-place finish with a score of 261.30 in the preliminaries, while Sarah McCrady recorded a 22nd-place finish with a score of 258.75. Katy Etterman concluded the prelims in 27th place with a 243.10 mark.
Keefer, McCrady, Grunawalt and Etterman will hit the pool again Saturday in platform diving for the final day of competition.
Gophers Close 2016 Minnesota Challenge
The Golden Gophers tallied 35 personal records over the three-session meet.
Gophers Open Minnesota Challenge
Minnesota swimming and diving turned in six men's personal bests and four women's personal bests on the first night of the Minnesota Challenge.
Gophers to Host Minnesota Challenge
The Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center will host the 2016 Minnesota Challenge this Friday and Saturday.