Wisconsin swept the Gophers men's and women's teams in a swimming and diving meet Friday night in Madison. The Badgers men won 159-141, the women 152-148.
The Gophers dominated the diving events. Matt Barnard and Yu Zhou took first in both the 1- and 3-meter events, with Barnard setting two pool records and Zhou one.
Other top performances:
• Samantha Harding won the 1,000-yard freestyle for the third time this season. Her time of 9 minutes, 51.61 seconds is the second best in the nation.
• Rachel Munson and Connor McHugh both took first in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes.
• Brooke Zeiger and Brian Poon won the 200 individual medley events.
• Dani Nack was first in the 100 and 200 butterflies.
Wisconsin won the final event in the women's dual meet, the 400 freestyle relay, to win the Badgers' opening meet of the season. The Gophers women came in 1-0-1.
• The No. 11 Gophers will have a volleyball rematch with No. 15 Wisconsin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota (14-3, 6-1) beat the Badgers (12-5, 4-3) in five sets Wednesday in Madison.
• Maya Moore, whose musical instrument is the drums, will sound the Gjallarhorn before the kickoff in the Vikings-Chiefs game Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. She and her Lynx teammates will be honored at the game for winning their third WNBA title.
• The Gophers women's cross-country team finished 15th in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational. Liz Berkholtz was the top individual for No. 23 Minnesota, placing 36th in 20 minutes, 22.7 seconds on the 6K course.