Blog: 800 Free Relay Team Nabs 6th

Go Gophers! Simenec, Plant, Votava, Janzen take 6th in 800 Free Relay
Go Gophers!
Simenec, Plant, Votava, Janzen take 6th in 800 Free Relay
Go Gophers!

March 21, 2014

The University Aquatic Center was sold out in tonight’s NCAA D1 Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Friday finals.

The Golden Gophers qualified Becca Weiland (100 fly), Jessica Plant (200 free), and their 800 free relay for NCAA finals tonight at the University Aquatic Center.

Finals

Friday Finals Results Get Acrobat Reader

100 Fly

Junior Becca Weiland competed in the consolation finals of the 100-yard butterfly after qualifying with her trial time of 52.29. In the consolation final tonight, Weiland finished 14th with a time of 52.46.

200 Free

Jessica Plant was seeded 13th after this morning’s preliminary 200 freestyle race. The junior finished the finals in 15th place with a time of 1:45.08.

3-Meter Diving

Maggie Keefer competed in the consolation three-meter finals this afternoon after prelims. The senior finished in 9th place with a score of 368.60 points. Keefer and teammate Jessica Ramberg will both be competing tomorrow in the platform diving events.

800 Free Relay

The 2014 800 Free Relay Big Ten Champions represented Minnesota tonight in the final heat. The relay team of Tori Simenec, Jessica Plant, Lauren Votava, Kiera Janzen placed 6th with a time of 7:02.43.

Current Gopher Standings

After night two of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Minnesota has a total of 91.5 points, to hold onto 9th place.

Saturday’s Schedule

Trials – 11am

200 Back

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Fly

20-minute intermission

400 Free Relay

Platform Diving

1,650 Free – All but last heat of time finals

Finals – 7pm

1650 Free – Last heat of time finals

200 Back

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Fly

Platform Diving

400 Free Relay

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