March 19, 2014
RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada swimming & diving team will be represented by diver Grace Huang and swimmer Yawen Li at the NCAA Championship that gets underway tomorrow at the Minnesota Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Each will compete in three events during the three-day championship.
Championship central has been setup by the University of Minnesota with live scoring and video streams at http://www.gophersports.com/sports/w-swim/spec-rel/2014-NCAA-Championship.html. Updates and links can also be found on the Nevada swimming & diving page at NevadaWolfPack.com. ESPN3 will air the finals on Friday and Saturday starting at 5 p.m. PT.
"Competing at NCAA Championship is a phenomenal opportunity for Yawen and Grace who are very excited to represent Nevada on the national stage," head coach Abby Steketee said. "They're aiming to improve their individual performances from the MW Championship and learn everything they can as they give their best against world-class swimmers and divers. As head coach, I'd like to thank the rest of the coaching staff, support staff, administrators, alumni, and donors who have made the journey to NCAAs possible."
Li takes to the pool first in the 200-yard IM on Thursday with prelims scheduled for 9 a.m. PT with finals slated for the evening session. Friday she will compete in the 400-yard IM and Saturday the 200-yard breaststroke.
Huang competes in the 1-meter on Thursday. Friday is the 3-meter and Saturday the platform will be contested. Finals will be held each night.
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