Hawkeyes Wrap Up Day 3 at B1Gs

Feb. 22, 2013

Complete Results (Finals)

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team sits in 10th place after three days of the Big Ten Championships in Minneapolis.

The Hawkeyes have accumulated 98 points. Host Minnesota holds the lead with 573.5 points, while Indiana and Penn State sit in second (422.5) and third (342.5).

Junior Lindsay Seemann collected a seventh place finish in the 400 IM “A” final (4:16.79). Seemann posted the second fastest time in school history during the morning preliminaries (4:15.00). Both marks qualify as NCCA “B” times.

Junior Abby Grilli posted a ninth place finish for Iowa in the 3-meter “B” final. Grilli accumulated a score of 354.10, which ranks fourth in Iowa history and qualifies as a season best performance. Juniors Joelle Christy (307.65) and Lauren Kelba (273.00) placed 13th and 16th in the 3-meter “B” final.

Seemann along with fellow juniors Karolina Wartalowicz, Haley Gordon, and Emily Hovren finished 10th in the 400-medley relay final. The squad posted a time of 3:42.77, a time that ranks fourth in school history.

Junior Abbey Tuchscherer touched the wall in 54.84 to finish 18th in the 100 butterfly “C” final. Her time marks a season best.

Hovren swam to the wall in 1:50.53 to finish 22nd in the 200 free “C” finals. During the morning preliminaries, she swam a time of 1:49.51, which ranks sixth in the Iowa record books and qualifies as a season best performance.

During the preliminary round of the 100 breast, freshman Olivia Kabacinski posted a time of 1:02.93. Kabacinski went on to advance to the finals where she was disqualified. Sophomore Heather Arseth swam to the wall in 56.43 during the preliminary round of the 100 back.

The championships resume with preliminaries Saturday morning beginning at 11 a.m. (CT) followed by finals at 6:30 p.m.