Jan. 23, 2013
The No. 13 University of Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team (6-0) is set to host the University of North Dakota (6-6-1) Friday night at the Aquatic Center. Events are scheduled to begin at 5 pm.
The Gophers are coming off a month of tough training in Hawaii and are ready to match-up in their home pool. Most recently, Minnesota remained undefeated as they took down the University of Hawaii last week, 201-92. Tori Simenec led the Gophers with three individual victories, while freshman Lauren Votava and Kierra Smith each contributed two. On the diving side, Maggie Keefer earned first-place marks on the 1 and 3-meter boards.
North Dakota is coming off a split in a two-day meet at the U.S. Air Force Academy, falling to Air Force but earning a win over Seattle.
The last time the two teams met in a dual meet was when Minnesota hosted North Dakota back in 2005. The Gophers claimed a victory over the Fighting Sioux, 153-29.
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.