Nov. 5, 2010
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MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Minnesota on Friday. Iowa raced strong but Minnesota’s depth was too great for the Hawkeyes. Minnesota defeated Iowa 180-114.
The Hawkeyes kicked off the meet with the 200 medley relay. Junior Daniela Cubelic, freshman Karolina Wartalowicz, senior Katarina Tour and freshman Elise Borja teamed up for the event and finished in second with a time of 1:45.43.
Tour had the first place finish of the night for the Hawkeyes. She touched the wall first in the 100 breast and recorded a time of 1:04.19. Cubelic raced strong in the 100 back, touching the wall in second with a time of 57.08. Borja swam a collegiate best time in the 50 free of 24.24.
Cubelic went on to later win the 200 back with a time of 2:04.33. In the 500 free Freshman Taylor Newgaard and sophomore Lauren Eytalis finished second and third with times of 5:07.63 and 5:14.70, respectively. Tour swam the 100 fly for her second individual event of the night and finished second with a time 56.90.
Junior diver Veronica Rydze took scored a first-place finish in the one-meter event with a score of 267.23. She went on to place third in the three-meter (267.15). Senior Deidre Freeman claimed first place in the three-meter event (314.25) and came in second in the one-meter (264.10).
Iowa concluded the meet with the 200 free relay. Cubelic, Tour, junior Caitlin Polz and Borja finished second in the vent with a time of 1:35.60.
The Hawkeyes return to action Dec. 3 when they host the Hawkeyes Invitational.