Minnesota Men And Women Divers Take First At Jean K. Freeman Invite

Meet Stats

  • Complete Results
  • Hosted by Minnesota
  • December 2-4, 2016
  • Score
    • Men 1-meter: Matt Bernard (Minnesota) 385.45
    • Women 3-meter: Yu Zhou (Minnesota) 398.10

Press Release

Courtesy of Minnesota Athletics


Lauren Lalumiere (16:48.52), Isabel Whited (17:21.15) and Alandra McDowell (17:24.62) went 1-2-3 in the 1,650 free. The Gophers also went 1-2-3 in the 400 IM with Rina Krupsky (4:22.37), Maggie Werba (4:27.58) and Olivia Johnston (4:33.51).

Another Gophers top-three sweep occurred in the 100 butterfly. Kaia Grobe (54.70), Dani Bergeson (56.44) and Allison Schumacher (56.48) finished in order.

Yu Zhou won 3-meter diving with a score of 398.10. Sarah Bacon (354.85) and Lexi Tenenbaum (354.00) were third and fourth.

Chantal Nack set another personal record, winning the 100 back in 54.49 ahead of Erin Buck (56.47). Dani Bergeson (50.40) and Abigail Raatz (51.05) took the first two spots in the 100 free.

Madison Preiss won the 200 breast in 2:15.94, not far from her PR. Tara Chapman (2:18.63) was second.

Bergeson, Johnston, Grobe and Raatz took first in the 200 medley relay in 1:44.03. Nack, Raatz, Bergeson and Schumacher won the 400 free relay in 3:26.47.

Brian Poon won the 400 IM in 3:53.60 ahead of Jonathon Thielen (4:00.73) and Justin Torres (4:02.67). Erick Huft (personal-best 45.03) led a 1-2-3 Gophers finish in the 100 free. James Tidd (45.06) and Nick Saulnier (45.21) followed.

Tyler Klatt (personal-best 49.80) was in front of another Gophers’ top-three sweep, in the 100 back. Jack Tribble (50.18) and Parker Lemke (50.55) finished behind him. In the 100 butterfly, Matthew Thomas (48.74), Nick Orf (49.22) and Bryce Boston (49.95) finished in order.

Matt Barnard won 1-meter diving with a score of 385.45. Alan LeBlang was second at 324.30.

Nick Plachinski won the 1,650 free in a personal-record 15:27.39. Justin Torres (15:47.75) placed second. Brenner Hohenstein (personal-best 1:59.65) and Brian Poon (2:00.14) went 1-2 in the 200 breast.

Orf, Tribble, Boston and Thielen combined for a winning time of 1:32.25 in the 200 medley relay. Jan Hansen, Tribble, Tidd and David Goll won the 400 free relay in 3:04.73.

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