June 27, 2012
Three members of the Minnesota women's swimming team competed on the third day of the U.S. Olympic Trials Wednesday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., with sophomore Kiera Janzen leading the trio with a 40th-place finish in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle.
Janzen recorded a time of 2:02.04 to lead all Gophers. Fellow sophomore Tori Simenec finished 65th overall with a time of 2:03.52, while senior Lauren Weis followed closely behind with a time of 2:03.93, which was good for 69th overall.
Tomorrow morning's preliminary schedule includes the 200-meter butterfly, while the evening will include semifinals of the event, as well as the finals of the 200-meter freestyle and the 200-meter individual medley.
Three Gophers Earn B1G Weekly Awards
Zhou, Barnard and Horejsi have each won multiple conference honors this season.
CollegeSwimming Honors Zeiger
The Gophers junior won two Winter Nationals titles and set a Big Ten record last weekend.
Smith, Maly Head to the Short Course Worlds
Seniors Kierra Smith and Jakub Maly head to Windsor, Ontario to compete for their respective countries.