The University of Minnesota Morris swimming & diving program opened up the 2019 Liberal Arts Championships with a runner-up finish and a third-place finish on day one.

Taryn Longshore, a sophomore, recorded a score of 351.65 to tally a runner-up finish in the 1-meter dive. Along with Longshore in the 1-meter dive, senior McKenna Vininski finished fourth with a score of 312.60.

In the women's 800-yard freestyle relay, the quartet of Caitlin Papke, Carolyn Curtis, Liz Melssen and Montana Lawrence combined for a time of 8:22.78 to finish third.

The Liberal Arts Championships runs through Saturday, Feb. 16, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.