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.
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CollegeSwimming Honors Zeiger
The Gophers junior won two Winter Nationals titles and set a Big Ten record last weekend.
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Seniors Kierra Smith and Jakub Maly head to Windsor, Ontario to compete for their respective countries.