Megan Moore finished in seventh place earning a B- cut time of 2:20.29. In 12th place, sophomore Katie Wind also clocked a B-cut time of 2:01.66.
The 100 freestyle followed with junior Katy Coombe winning her heat in a B-cut time of 50.17. She finished fourth overall and will compete in tonight's finals. Teammate Kate Hardt captured 14th place in a time of 50.89 and will compete in the consolation finals this evening. Colleen Morgan (52.70) and Sarah Perrott (51.12, B-cut) also won their heats, although will not participate in tonight's competition for this event.
The Gophers performed well in the 200 breaststroke with Melissa Schold, Bridget McCoy, and Abby Ruess each qualifying for this evening's competition. Schold, who finished 10th, earned a B-cut time of 2:17.57, while McCoy (2:18.87) and Ruess (2:19.16) followed in 11th and 12th places respectively. Furthermore, Katherine Marshall and Erika Bjorklund captured the top two finishes of their heat of this event. Marshall came in first with a time of 2:23.43 and second place went to Bjorklund (2:24.03), however, they will not compete this evening for this event.
Moreover, the 200 butterfly proved kind to the Gophers as well as senior Juleen Rodakowski captured a thrid place finish. She swam in a B-cut time of 2:00.01. Junior Sarah Solfelt qualified for the consolation finals this evening finishing in 16th place in a time of 2:05.15.
Minnesota divers performed well in the platform competition today. Rebecca Cornthwaite and Holly Jakits finished in the top two places in this afternoon's preliminary session and held on to those spots through the semi-finals. Cornthwaite, currently in first, earned a score of 275.55, while Jakits followed in second scoring 246.85. Both divers will compete in this evening's finals.
Competition draws to a close this evening with the finals 7 p.m. at the University Aquatic Center.