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Kierra Smith wins 5 as Minnesota tops Wisconsin in long course college dual meet

Minnesota and Wisconsin renewed their Big Ten rivalry with a long course dual meet to kick off summer season, with the Golden Gophers picking up a pair of wins.

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Cal, Florida trade blows on day 1 of men’s NCAA Championships, Texas on fire at home

Seth Stubblefield came up with two huge relay anchor legs for Cal, which swept the relays and gained a ton of points on night one. The Golden Bears sit a close second to Texas with Florida still in the hunt

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: Auburn aims to repeat in 200 free relay behind senior Chierighini

Auburn looks to defend its top seed and its reputation as a sprinter’s destination school in the 200 free relay, which kicks off men’s NCAAs tomorrow.

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: New faces looking to crash the splash-and-dash

Auburn’s Marcelo Chierighini is the top returner in the 50 free, but he’ll have to fight off a host of new names and faces for the 2014 title.

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2014 Big Ten men’s championships: Whitaker comes up B1G for dominant Wolverines

Michigan’s Kyle Whitaker won the 200 IM after taking down the conference record in prelims and setting himself up as a major threat at the NCAA Championships with a pair of 1:41-lows.

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B1G Men Prelims: Whitaker & Toomey Highlight Session With New B1G Records

Michigan leads the field going into tonight with a total of 10 swimmers in the A final.

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2014 Men’s Big Ten Championships: NCAA record for Michigan, 1:30.6 split for Wynalda on night 1

Michigan hit things hard in front of their home crowd at the Big Ten Championships, crushing the NCAA, Big Ten and US Open records in the 800 free relay with a blazing 6:09.85.

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Derek Toomey of the University of Minnesota

Over his collegiate career, Minnesota senior Derek Toomey has developed into a truly elite sprinter, and has been a key performer for…

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Minnesota beats back Boilermakers, Badgers in Big Ten triangular

CJ Smith and Kiera Janzen combined to dominate the distance events for the Golden Gophers in the two-day triangular at Purdue.

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Minnesota men, women drop just one event each in rout of Hawaii

Minnesota’s #10 women and #20 men won big in the midst of their combined training trip, while unranked Hawaii finished its last tune-up meet before its conference championships.

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Jean Freeman Invite wraps up with multiple Minnesota wins, Gustavus school records

Minnesota competed in honor of former coach Jean Freeman, who passed away in 2010.

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14-Year Old Ashlyn Schoof Takes Top Seed in 200 Back at Prelims of Minneapolis Grand Prix

Day 3’s preliminary session at the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix featured a 14-year old breakout backstroker having another good swim.

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Cielo Goes 19.2 in 50 Yard Free in Day 2 Prelims of 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix

Cesar Cielo, the fastest man ever in the 50 yard free, looked the part in prelims of the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix

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Host Wisconsin Falls to Cross-Border Rival Minnesota

Kiera Janzen of Minnesota won three events as Minnesota Men’s and Women’s swim and dive teams defeated their southern neighbors, Wisconsin, in a two-day dual meet between Big Ten conference rivals.

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Minnesota Men and Women Leading After Day 1 at Wisconsin

Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled south to take on border rivals Wisconsin in a two-day meet…

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