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.
Zhou, Chen Win Third-Straight B1G Awards
Yu Zhou's NCAA 3-meter title was among Minnesota's seven All-American diving performances last week.
Gophers Place 10th, Earn National Awards
Smith's record-breaking 200 breaststroke race and Tenenbaum's third All-America award highlighted Saturday.
Zhou Wins Second NCAA Championship
Horejsi's runner-up finish highlighted five additional All-America performances as Minnesota moved into seventh place.