Golden Gopher Danielle Nack's performance in the 200 fly at the2015 Speedo Sectionals at Minneapolis marked the tenth University of Minnesota school record broken in 2015 so far. Stock photo via Mike Lewis/Ola Vista Photography
MINNEAPOLIS – Golden Gopher Danielle Nack‘s performance in the 200-meter butterfly (2:13.40) at the opening night of the 2015 Speedo Sectionals at Minneapolis marked the tenth University of Minnesota school record broken in 2015 so far.
A mix of five short course yards, three long course meters and two diving records have been broken by seven different student-athletes. Brooke Zeiger, Danielle Nack, Yu Zhou, Jakub Maly and Matt Barnard will all return to Minnesota for the upcoming season.
Recent graduate Rebecca Weiland will be a graduate assistant coach at St. Cloud State University, and Kierra Smith will take the upcoming season off to train for the Olympics and is set to return for her senior season in 2016-17.
Women’s records broken:
50-yard freestyle • Rebecca Weiland • 21.88
200-yard breaststroke • Kierra Smith • 2:04.56
400-yard IM • Brooke Zeiger • 4:03.28
200-meter IM • Brooke Zeiger • 2:16.80
200-meter butterfly • Danielle Nack • 2:13.40
Platform diving • Yu Zhou • 371.80
Men’s records broken:
200-yard breaststroke • Jakub Maly • 1:54.57
400-yard IM • Jakub Maly • 3:42.54
200-meter IM • Jakub Maly • 2:01.77
Platform diving • Matt Barnard • 473.80
Swimming news courtesy of Minnesota Swimming & Diving.
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