Missouri vs. Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, January 15. MINNESOTA won 14 of 16 events to cruise to a 196-101 victory over Missouri in a dual meet at the University Aquatic Center on Saturday. The Golden Gophers improved their dual-meet record to 6-1 on the season.

Senior Kaylee Jamison enjoyed a big day for the Gophers, winning two individual events and contributing to two more victories on relays. Jamison won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.54 seconds, then added the crown in the 100 butterfly in a time of 55.19 seconds. She swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay that kicked off the meet with a winning time of 1:42.37, then led off the 200 free relay that capped off the meet with a winning time of 1:33.92.

Completing the lineup for the 200 medley relay was Hannah Whitehead, Jillian Tyler and Meagan Radecke. Radecke was also on the 200 free relay along with Abbey Staatz and Alison Eggers.

Defending national champion Kelci Bryant captured the titles in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events with season-best scores on both boards. Bryant scored 338.32 points in the 1m event and 366.52 in the 3m event.

Ashley Steenvoorden contributed two victories in freestyle events, winning the 200 free in 1:49.59 and the 500 free in 4:49.05.

Other Gophers winning titles were Loren Branden in the 1,650 free (16:44.32), Tyler in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.87), Molly Belk in the 200 fly (2:02.43), Radecke in the 100 free (52.21), Haley Spencer in the 200 breast (2:16.81) and Hailey Szews in the 400 individual medley (4:24.52).

Minnesota's next competition is Jan. 21-22 at the Swim World Carnival hosted by Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J.

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