MINNEAPOLIS – Sophomore Sarah Bacon stole the show Thursday night inside Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center during day one of the inaugural Minnesota Diving Invitational. Bacon took home first place in the women’s 1-meter competition with a score of 334.05.
“My performance tonight was good,” Bacon said of her performance. “I felt tired coming out of this morning so this evening I just wanted to have fun.”
In the 1-meter, Kristen Hayden dove unattached scoring a finals total of 266.60 while Beth Etternman finished right behind her in fifth (255.05)
Diving action continues tomorrow as the women compete in the 1-meter and the men in 3-meter. Preliminaries begin at 10 a.m. with the top eight divers advance to the finals at 5 p.m.
Meet the Newcomers: Brittany Horn
12/7/2017 - W. Swimming
In our first edition of Meet the Newcomers, GopherSports.com catches up with freshman Brittany Horn. She hails from Appleton, Wisc. and competes in the freestyle events.
Padington Earns B1G Weekly Honor
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Freshman Mackenzie Padington collected her second career Freshman of the Week honor, as announced by the Big Ten Conference office Wednesday afternoon.
Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite
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The women won the invite over Iowa, while the men complete the comeback edging Iowa.