Jan. 30, 2014
The B1G Triple Dual includes Minnesota, Purdue, and Wisconsin
@Gophers_Swim • follow on Twitter for live updates from the dual meet
Meet Coverage • http://www.purduesports.com/livestats/c-swim/
When • Friday, January 31, 6:00pm CT | Saturday, February 1, 12:00pm CT
Where • Boilermaker Aquatic Center | West Lafayette, Indiana
Schedule of Events •
Friday, January 31:
5:30pm CT, Diving Competition Begins
Women’s 1-Meter and Men’s 3-Meter Diving
6:00pm CT, Swimming Competition Begins
200 Medley Relay
Men’s & Women’s 1-Meter & 3-Meter Diving
800 Free Relay
Saturday, February 1:
12:00pm CT, Swimming & Diving Competition Begins
200 Free Relay
Men’s & Women’s Platform Diving
400 Free Relay
Minnesota vs. Wisconsin • Minnesota last competed against Wisconsin earlier this season in Madison. The Gopher Women beat the Badgers with a score of 218-152. Among the highlights, Kiera Janzen took first in the 1650-yard freestyle, the Gophers dominated in both diving events, and a strong freshman performance arose from Breanne Siwicki as she placed second in the 400 I.M. just tenths of a second behind a Wisconsin swimmer.
Minnesota vs. Purdue •The last encounter between the Boilermakers and the Gophers was during B1G quad duals last season. The Gophers took down Purdue 268-85. Kierra Smith had two gold finishes in both the 400 IM and 200 breast.
Ranks • The Golden Gophers are going into this weekend undefeated, with a 7-0 record. Minnesota is currently ranked No. 13 according to the NCAA. In comparison, the Purdue men are ranked No. 18 and Wisconsin is not ranked.
Training Change Pays off for Waddell
The South Dakota native became Minnesota's third Big Ten Freshman of the Year after a prolific conference meet.
Gophers Fourth at B1G as Zhou, Waddell Honored
Minnesota placed fourth at the conference meet and claimed the Big Ten Diver of the Championships and Freshman of the Year awards.
Saturday B1G Prelims
Minnesota will have competitors in every "A" final of the conference meet's last session.