Brooke Zeiger: It’s going to be a good year for Minnesota (Video)

Reported by Robert Gibbs.

WOMEN’S 400 IM

  1. Brooke Zeiger, Minnesota, 4:02.71
  2. Lindsey Clary, Ohio State, 4:06.10
  3. Meg Bailey, Ohio State, 4:08.29

In a race that featured last year’s NCAA 2nd and 6th place finsihers, it was 16 year-old Emma Muzzy of the Virginia Gators who took this race out fast, jumping out to a lead at the 50, and holding it through at least the 175.  Minnesota’s Brooke Zeiger took the lead at the 200 mark.  Zeiger built her lead throughout the breaststroke leg, splitting 1:08.27 as she lookedstrong all the way.  That gave her a two second lead over OSU’s Lindsay Clary and Muzzy, and Zeiger easily maintained that lead throughout the final leg, touching in 4:02.71.   Clary finished 1-2, followed by another Buckeye, Meg Bailey.

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SUNY Cal

It may be a good year for Minnesota but I don’t see anyone beating MI girls for the Big10 championship this yr. They look strong & deep with depth, which is what you need. Even have awesome freshman diver.

whitney L zeiger

Nice Interview Brooke!

Dawgpaddle

Articulate, humble and focused. Very nice interview. Best wishes for a successful season.

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