The University of Iowa swimming and diving team returns to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium on Friday hosting Minnesota. The Gophers women are ranked 17th, while the men are 21st. The meet will begin at 5 p.m. (CT). Admission is free and fans are encouraged to wear black.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving team opened its 2017-18 season hosting Michigan State and Northern Iowa at the CRWC Natatorium on Oct. 5-6. In total the Hawkeyes won 23 events to send them to three dual victories — posting a men’s Big Ten victory over the Spartans (195-100), while the women’s downed Michigan State (189-108) and Northern Iowa (184-113).
Six Hawkeyes posted multiple victories on the men’s side — Michal Brzus, Michael Tenney, Kenneth Mende, Jerzy Twarowski, Jack Smith, and Joe Myhre all posted two wins on the day. On the women’s side, Hannah Burvill and Mekenna Scheitlin won multiple events.
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES (SENIOR DAY)
The Hawkeyes will celebrate 19 seniors from the swimming and diving program as part of Senior Day against Minnesota on Oct. 27. On the men’s side seniors include Colter Allen, Chris Dawson, RJ Hemmingsen, Garrett Hoce, Matt Mauser, Thomas Rathbun, Logan Samuelson, and Jerzy Twarowski. The women’s senior class includes Izzie Bindseil, Summer Campbell, Shea Hoyt, Jo Jekel, Nikol Lagodzinska, Meghan Lavelle, Lauren Leehy, Tereysa Lehnertz, Carly O’Brien, Morgan Rafferty, and Mekenna Scheitlin.