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Gophers compete in CA, Gordon swims at International Merk Super Pokal

A group of Gophers spent the weekend competing at the 2015 TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, California.

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Minnesota Lands 22 Scholar All-Americans

Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams earned Scholar All-American Team status by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) after maintaining team GPAs higher than 3.00.

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Shouts From The Stands: Why The NCAA Shouldn’t Pay Athletes

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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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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2015 Big Ten Men’s Fan Guide: Michigan Primed for Another B1G Title

Dylan Bosch, the NCAA record holder and defending champion in the 200 fly, will lead Michigan on another attempt at a B1G title

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: CJ Smith of the University of Minnesota

The Big Ten has always been ripe with distance talent, and with the absence of the University of Michigan’s Connor Jaeger due…

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Gophers Triumph Over NU and Purdue After Day Two of B1G Clash

Kierra Smith was untouchable in the 200 breast as the Gopher men and women held their leads in this B1G clash.

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CJ Smith Topples Wilimovsky and Kierra Smith Wins Twice as Gophers Lead Purdue and NU After Day One of B1G Triple Dual

Kierra Smith was a double winner for the Minnesota women, who hold big leads over Purdue and Northwestern.

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Nunan takes 200 free in debut, Minnesota wins 25 of 28 races in rout of Hawaii

Freshman Brooke Zeiger continued to build her impressive resume, winning three races against Hawaii.

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Golden Gopher women knock off Florida in Gainesville as Weiland beats Hinds twice

Senior Becca Weiland won two big races against Florida All-American Natalie Hinds to propel the Gophers to a dominating win over Florida.

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Minnesota Gopher men, women beat Iowa as Janzen and Smith sweep distances

The Minnesota Golden Gophers won home meet against the Iowa Hawkeyes Friday night, getting double distance free wins from Kiera Janzen and CJ Smith

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Nation-leading Smiths power Minnesota past Arizona State

Kierra Smith and CJ Smith (pictured) each won two events and put up a NCAA-leading time apiece to help Minnesota triumph in its season opener.

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Gopher men keep pace, bring in commitment from Santa Clara’s Michael Messner

After a big week for the Minnesota women, the Gopher men are now in on recruiting with a verbal from fast-rising California IMer/freestyler Michael Messner.

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Minnesota women up on NC State after day 1, Gopher men trail by 1

Kiera Janzen had a big 200 free win for the Lady Gophers while the Wolfpack men put up multiple season-bests on the way to a one-point day one lead.

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Minnesota men, women drop just one event each in rout of Hawaii

Minnesota’s #10 women and #20 men won big in the midst of their combined training trip, while unranked Hawaii finished its last tune-up meet before its conference championships.

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