Jan. 9, 2014
@Gophers_Swim • follow on Twitter for live updates from the dual meet
Meet Coverage • http://hawaiiathletics.com/index.aspx?tab=swimmingdiving2&path=wswim
When • Saturday, January 11, 2014, All Day
Where • Honolulu, Hawaii (Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex)
Island Time • The Gophers rang in the New Year in Hawaii, arriving for the annual training trip a few hours before 2014. Since then, the men and women's swim team have been fiercely training in efforts for continuing the success the women's team has had. For more information on the team's training in Hawaii, see Kiera Janzen'sHawaii blog here: http://fw.to/Qw0N7KW
Last Encounter • The Gopher women were undefeated in the 2012-2013 season, including a win against Hawaii. Minnesota defeated Hawaii 201-92. The highlights included Minnesota winning all 16 events. The Gophers also beat the Rainbow Warriors the previous year, again winning each of those events.
Ranks • The Minnesota women are currently ranked No. 10 according to the NCAA among Division I universities, with a 5-0 record. The 2013 B1G Champions are a continued threat, ranking above all other teams in the conference. The Hawaii women are not ranked.
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.