Herrmann, Robinson and Short Compete at NCAA's

March 9, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – University of Kansas swimmers Danielle Herrmann, Ashley Robinson and Jenny Short completed day two of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Competition at the Minnesota Aquatic Center Friday.

During day one of competition Thursday, Robinson swam to a time of 4:59.26 in the 500-yard freestyle, while Herrmann finished 57th in the 200-yard individual medley (2:03.07).

In Friday competition, Herrmann landed a 25th place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:02.57. Herrmann’s fastest time of the season came at the Big 12 Conference Championships on Feb. 14-17 when she placed fifth and broke a University of Kansas school record with a time of 1:02.40. Short recorded a 30th place finish in the 100-yard backstroke event Friday, finishing with a time of 54.99, just shy of her season-best time of 54.77.

Herrmann, Robinson and Short will all be in action Saturday as Herrmann takes on the 200-yard breaststroke and Short competes in the 200-yard backstroke with both events’ preliminaries beginning at 11 a.m. Preliminaries for Robinson’s 1650-freestyle competition will begin at 4 p.m. Pending qualification, finals for all three events will commence at 7 p.m.

For results following Saturday NCAA competition, stay tuned to kuathletics.com.