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.
Training Change Pays off for Waddell
The South Dakota native became Minnesota's third Big Ten Freshman of the Year after a prolific conference meet.
Gophers Fourth at B1G as Zhou, Waddell Honored
Minnesota placed fourth at the conference meet and claimed the Big Ten Diver of the Championships and Freshman of the Year awards.
Saturday B1G Prelims
Minnesota will have competitors in every "A" final of the conference meet's last session.