Aug. 3, 2013
University of Minnesota swimmer Kiera Janzen claimed the 2013 U.S. Open title in the 200-meter freestyle Friday night at William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif. The junior won the event with a time of 1:58.28.
Janzen, who was fourth at the race's halfway point, finished ahead of Sarah Henry, who charged home in the final 50m to take second place in 1:58.89 and Australia's Kelly Stubbins, who hung on for third in 1:59.25.
The Gopher was one of three Americans to win events titles Friday.
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.