Three Gopher Women Compete on Third Day of Olympic Trials

Go Gophers! Kiera Janzen was the Gophers' top finisher in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle.
Go Gophers!
Kiera Janzen was the Gophers' top finisher in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle.
Go Gophers!

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.

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