Feb. 24, 2005
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The University of Iowa men’s swimming team finished the first day of competition at the 2005 Big Ten Championships in 10th place with a score of 36. The host team Minnesota leads the competition with a score of 217.
Three Hawkeyes advanced to the finals in the first day of competition. Junior Cameron Dye advanced in the 500 freestyle in a preliminary time of 4:32.04. His time was good enough for a career best as well as a team best on the season. Dye finished 22nd in the finals. Junior Trevor Haley placed 23rd in the 200 IM in a season best time of 1:52.04. Senior Alex Boyce swam to 24th in the 50 freestyle in a season best time of 20.66. Iowa’s 200 freestyle and 400 medley relay teams also had strong performances. Both relays finished ninth and posted season best times for the team.
The Hawkeyes will continue competition tomorrow at 12 p.m. at the University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, MN. You can follow the action live on www.gophersports.com.