Gophers to Host 2014 Minnesota Challenge

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Feb. 6, 2014

@Gophers_Swim • follow on Twitter for live updates from the Minnesota Challenge | Use #MNChallenge

The 2014 Minnesota Challenge Includes

University of Minnesota

St. Cloud State University

University of North Dakota

University of South Dakota

College of St. Mary

Morningside College

South Dakota State

University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point

Meet Coverage http://www.gophersports.com/livestats/c-swim/

When • Session 1: Friday, February 7, 2014 | 6:00pm CT

Session 2: Saturday, February 8, 2014 | 12:00pm CT

Session 3: Saturday, February 8, 2014 | 6:00pm CT

Where • University Aquatic Center | Minneapolis, Minn.

Schedule of Events • The Minnesota Challenge follows the same order as the NCAA Championship. The meet will not be scored.

Session 1 | Friday 6:00pm

200 Freestyle Relay

500 Freestyle

200 IM

50 Freestyle

10 Minute Break

400 Medley Relay

Session 2 | Saturday 12:00pm

200 Medley Relay

400 IM

100 Butterfly

200 Freestyle

100 Breaststroke

100 Backstroke

10 Minute Break

800 Freestyle Relay

Session 3 | Saturday 6:00pm

200 Backstroke

100 Freestyle

200 Breaststroke

200 Butterfly

10 Minute Break

400 Free Relay

*1650 Freestyle will be contested on Saturday at 4:00pm CT

Ranks • Minnesota’s record improved to 9-0 this past weekend, with wins over Purdue and Wisconsin. The NCAA has the undefeated Gopher team tied for No. 13 as of February 3, 2014.

Preview • The University of North Dakota is the only team participating in the Minnesota Challenge that the Gophers competed against during the dual meet season. Minnesota won the non-conference meet 179-114 in early November. Freshman Maddie Hoch on both the 200 free and 200 IM against the Fighting Sioux.


 

 

This is the last opportunity for Minnesota to get races in before ‘Championship Season’ begins.

“There are a few details we want to fine tune and this will be great to have before going into the B1G and NCAA Championships,” Head Coach Kelly Kremer stated.

Make sure to join the Gophers at the University Aquatic Center Friday and Saturday along with seven other teams!