Jan. 31, 2014
Current Scores •
Men’s: #17 Purdue 137, Wisconsin 68 #14 Minnesota 106.5, Purdue 98.5 #14 Minnesota 135, Wisconsin 70 Women’s: #18 Purdue 102, #25 Wisconsin 101 #13 Minnesota 134, #18 Purdue 71 #13 Minnesota 133, #25 Wisconsin 70
200-yard medley relay resulted in a third place finish for the Gopher women, but the men’s relay team of Daryl Turner, Nick Hatanaka, Kyler Van Swol, and Derek Toomey took first with a time of 1:28.90.
Both one-meter and three-meter diving was contested tonight.
Golden Gopher Manny Pollard took second in the one-meter with a score of 361.90 and third in the three-meter. New to Minnesota, Matt Barnard took second in the three-meter with a score of 377.75.
Kiera Janzen took first place in the women’s 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:52.10. Minnesota’s Sam Harding came in third.
For the men, CJ Smith took first place with a 9:08:13, ten seconds faster then the second place finisher.
Minnesota’s Lauren Votava took first in the women’s 200-yard freestyle with a 1:48.31.
Tess Behrens took first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.91.
Freshman Daryl Turner nabbed first as well for the men with a time of 48.58 in the 100-yard backstroke.
Gopher Kiera Smith took first in the 200-yard IM with a 2:02.09.
The men’s team took a third place finish in the 800 free relay.
Day Two Schedule • Saturday, February 1 9:00am CT (10:00am start in West Lafayette, Indiana), Swimming & Diving Competition Begins 200 Free Relay Men’s & Women’s Platform Diving 400 IM 100 Free 200 Back 100 Fly 500 Free 200 Breast 10-Minute Break 400 Free Relay
Gophers Set Pool Records, Win in Denver
Minnesota earned a pair of dual meet victories against Denver and Wyoming at El Pomar Natatorium.
Gophers Lead Denver, Wyoming on Day 1
Minnesota's women won seven swimming events on the first day of competition in Denver.
Meet Preview: Denver
The Gophers are set to compete at the University of Denver after a successful meet in Hawaii.