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.
Zeiger Breaks 400 IM in Winter Nationals Win
The Gophers took part in two separate meets on Friday, with the Jean K. Freeman Invite starting in Minneapolis.
Gophers Win Third Relay of Winter Nationals
Minnesota is 3-for-3 on relay gold in the first two days of the meet in Atlanta.
Gophers Win Two Relays at Winter Nationals
Minnesota's women started the meet in Atlanta by winning both relays of the Wednesday evening session.