Kansas Swimming and Diving Defeated by Minnesota
Oct. 8, 2005
Lawrence, Kan. —The University of Kansas swimming and diving team lost to Minnesota, 168-132, in Kansas’ first dual meet of the season, Saturday, Oct. 8, at Robinson Natatorium. The dual meet consisted of 16 events, including one and three-meter diving.
The Jayhawks started off the meet strong winning the 400 medley relay, the first event of the dual. Senior Lindsey Urbatchka, junior Jenny Short, sophomore Terri Schramka, and freshman Danielle Herrmann finished the race with a time of 3:50.09.
Herrmann recorded wins in the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke events. The Itasaca, Ill., native finished the 100 breast in 1:04.84 and the 200 breast in 2:23.20. Junior Emily Knopp recorded a win in the 200 fly with a time of 2:07.94. Freshman Ashley Leidigh recorded one more victory for the Jayhawks in the 100 butterfly event. The Merriam, Kan., native finished the race in 55.53.
In diving action, junior Shelby Noonan finished first in the three-meter event with a score of 265.58.
“We swam better against Minnesota than the last time we swam against them,” said head coach Clark Campbell. “We had some outstanding performances and I am pleased with where we are. This was a strong test for us and although we still have a lot of work we are going in the right direction.”
The Jayhawks will next see action at the Big 12 Relays. The Jayhawks will travel to Columbia, Mo., on Oct. 14 for the all day event and will then travel to Kirksville, Mo., for a dual against Truman State on Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. For complete results following both events go to www.kuathletics.com.