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.
Zhou, Chen Win Third-Straight B1G Awards
Yu Zhou's NCAA 3-meter title was among Minnesota's seven All-American diving performances last week.
Gophers Place 10th, Earn National Awards
Smith's record-breaking 200 breaststroke race and Tenenbaum's third All-America award highlighted Saturday.
Zhou Wins Second NCAA Championship
Horejsi's runner-up finish highlighted five additional All-America performances as Minnesota moved into seventh place.