Minnesota’s Kierra Smith was named the Big Ten Female Swimmer of the Week after hitting the conference’s first NCAA “A” cut of the season at the Minneapolis Grand Prix this past weekend.
SwimSwam’s got you covered, college swimming fans, with this list of rapid-fire breakdowns from each of the major college invites to happen last week.
American record-holder Nathan Adrian clocked an astounding 18.83 to win the 50 free final on Day Two of the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Elizabeth Beisel will be looking to win the 200 fly and 500 free in finals of Day Two of the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Darian Townsend will battle Conor Dwyer for the men’s 200 free title at Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Conor Dwyer made yet another final after qualifying to swim the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke as he squeezed in ahead of Jakub Maly for the fourth seed. Dwyer swam a 3:49.50 compared to Maly’s 3:49.53.
Nathan Adrian is entered to swim the 200 free at the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix: an event he hasn’t raced officially since 2010.
Senior Becca Weiland won two big races against Florida All-American Natalie Hinds to propel the Gophers to a dominating win over Florida.
Minnesota’s Kierra Smith currently leads the NCAA in the 200 breaststroke, and she had a chance to catch up with SwimSwam after her Gophers blew out North Dakota Friday night.
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Michigan senior Richard Funk earned the Male Swimmer of the Year award.
Kierra Smith and CJ Smith (pictured) each won two events and put up a NCAA-leading time apiece to help Minnesota triumph in its season opener.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have a verbal commitment from breaststroker Katelyn Sauder, who will join their roster next fall.
Freestyler Kiera Janzen is a big part of a hard-hitting senior class for the Golden Gophers, who look for a third-straight top-10 finish in 2014-2015.
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