Minnesota Golden Gophers

Happy ‘Gopher Women’s Swimming & Diving Big Ten Champions Day,’ swimming fans!

Today’s the first day of June, but SwimSwam readers might not know that it’s also a swimming-related holiday.


Kierra Smith, Matt Barnard Named University of Minnesota MVP’s

After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.


Kiera Janzen to Replace Amber McDermott on United States’ Pan Ams Roster

Kiera Janzen will join the United States’ roster for the 2015 Pan American Games.


Minnesota Assistant Steve Miller Resigns to “Pursue Career Outside of Swimming”

Steve Miller has been a part of the Minnesota program since 2008, and will leave to pursue opportunities outside of swimming.


5 of 7 Big Ten Winter Athletes With 4.0 Cumulative GPA’s Are Swimmers/Divers

David Zoltoswki, a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, is among the Big Ten Winter sport athletes who have a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA.

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VIDEO: Minnesota Golden Gophers Previews Upcoming Men’s NCAA Championships

The University of Minnesota men’s swimmers & divers spoke about the upcoming NCAA Championship meet before departing for Iowa City.

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Kierra Smith Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer of the Year

2015 NCAA 200 breaststroke champion Kierra Smith has been named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year.


Minnesota 6-Time All-American Kiera Janzen Scratches Final NCAA Championship

Minnesota’s Kiera Janzen, who earned first team All-America honors in two individual events last season, has pulled out of the NCAA Championships at the last minute.


Wisconsin’s Ivy Martin Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Big Ten sprint queen Ivy Martin was named the conference’s Swimmer of the Week.

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MEET NOTES: Northwestern Wildcats to Finish Dual Meet Season at Minnesota

Junior Jordan Wilimovsky is the top-ranked distance freestyler in the Big Ten entering this weekend’s final dual meet before the conference championships.

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MEET NOTES: NC State Wolfpack to Host Minnesota For Top 25 Two-Day Dual

RALEIGH, N.C.- For the first time in more three months, the NC State swimming and diving team will return to…

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Big Ten Breaststroke Champion Kierra Smith Planning 2016 Olympic Redshirt

Big Ten breaststroke champion Kierra Smith is planning to take an “Olympic redshirt” season between her junior and senior years at…


Former Navy/Santa Clara freestyler Michael Nunan transfers to Minnesota Gophers, debuts vs Hawaii

The freshman would currently crack the top 10 in the Big Ten with his 200 free time (1:35.90) from Winter Nationals.

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University of Minnesota to Rename Aquatic Center after Jean K. Freeman Saturday

The legendary Freeman, who passed away in 2010, was a student-athlete for the Gophers and then coached Minnesota’s swimming and diving program for more than 30 years.

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Hunter Doerr Brings Much-Needed Sprint Depth to Minnesota Men’s Team

Hunter Doerr of Colorado Springs, Colorado has signed his National Letter of Intent to swim for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

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