Brooke Zeiger

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Brooke Zeiger
Born January 9, 1996 Brooke Zeiger is an NCAA All-American and former U.S. Junior National Team member. Originally from Cumberland, Rhode Island Zeiger was a top-40 recruit in her 2014 recruiting class choosing to swim for the University of Minnesota with big sister, Blake. The Blue Chip recruit is primarily a backstroke and IM swimmer, but has the ability to swim distance freestyle at any level.

Junior National Team
Zeiger was a homeschooled student, and graduated in 2014. She was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team from 2012-2015, and even represented the USA at the World Cup in Beijing.

University of Minnesota
2014-2015
As a freshman Zeiger joined sister, Blake, for her first year at Minnesota. At the Big Ten Championships Zeiger broke the Minnesota School Record in the 400-yard IM, taking home the conference title. She also competed in the distance free events, finishing 9th in the 500-yard free and taking home bronze in the mile.

Zeiger qualified for the NCAA Championships, and on day one finished 48th in the 500-yard free. She returned back for day two, and advanced to the championship final of the 400-yard IM, where she dropped nearly a second from preliminaries and had a strong backstroke leg to help her finish 6th overall earning her first NCAA All-America honors. She swapped out the 200-yard back for the mile, finishing 53rd overall.

2015-2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In her sophomore season, Zeiger was named Team MVP, named an Academic All-American, and earned All-American in the 400IM, 1650 Free, and 500 Free, finishing 6th, 8th and 15th respectively.

2016 AT&T Winter National Championships

Zeiger won the 400Im with a time of 4:02.71 almost four full seconds ahead of runner up, Lindsey Clary (4:06.10).

She then followed with a gold medal performance in the 1650 Free. Her time of 15:44.00 finished 3.39 seconds ahead of second place finisher, Erica Sullivan, and 13.03 seconds ahead of 3rd place finisher, Lindsey Clary.

 

 

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 50 Fly 2013 Olympic Games

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 100 Back 1:02.98 07/30/13 2013 US Open
Irvine, California
lcm 200 Back 2:11.59 05/09/13 2013 Arena Grand Prix
Charlotte, North Carolina
lcm 200 IM 2:14.03 08/05/13 2013 US Junior Nationals
Irvine, California
lcm 400 IM 4:42.49 11/12/15 2015 Arena Pro Series
Minneapolis, Minnesota
lcm 400 Free 4:14.30 11/13/15 2015 Arena Pro Series
Minneapolis, Minnesota