March 22, 2014
The third and final day of the Championships began this morning with time trials in Minnesota’s home pool. The 15-degree weather didn’t stop the University Aquatic Center from heating up.
Kierra Smith finished the preliminary 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:07.58 and will head to the Championship Finals tonight seeded 7th in the event. This trial time marks Kierra’s 3rd best time, Smith’s best time stands at 2:06.43 in the 200 breast.
400 Free Relay
The relay team of Lauren Votava, Rebecca Weiland Tori Simenec, and Jessica Plant finished with a time of 3:16.34 for 13th place. They will head to the consolation finals tonight in the last event of the Championships.
1650 Free – All but last heat of time finals
Finals will begin at 7pm and will be broadcasted on ESPN3 if you can’t make it to the University Aquatic Center.
Saturday Finals Schedule
Last heat of 1650 Free
400 Free Relay
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