Feb. 25, 2005
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The University of Iowa men’s swimming team finished the second day of competition at the 2005 Big Ten Championships in 10th place with a score of 82. The host team Minnesota leads the competition with a score of 469.
11 Hawkeyes advanced to the finals in the second day of competition. Iowa was led by freshman Dragos Agache who finished 10th in the 200 breaststroke. Agache’s time of 54.54 in the finals was a new career best. Senior Cal Shelangoski recorded a 13th place finish for the Hawkeyes in the 100 breaststroke. Shelangoski’s time of 55.24 in the preliminaries set a new career and Hawkeye season mark. Freshman Nate Keeling set a new personal best as well as a season best time for the Hawkeyes in the 100 butterfly. Keeling recorded a time of 49.47 in the preliminaries which led him to a 14th place finish in the finals. Junior Cameron Dye swam a season best time for the Hawkeyes and a new personal best time in the 200 freestyle. Dye’s time of 1:40.08 in the finals was good enough for a 17th place finish. Junior Trevor Haley recorded a pair of 19th place finishes in the finals of the 400 individual medley and the 100 butterfly. Haley recorded a time of 4:00.83 in the 400 individual medley and 49.94 in the 100 butterfly.
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.