Mackenzie Padington

2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: Post- Invite Edition

Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.

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The Top 16 Women in Each Event at 2017-18 NCAA Midseason

We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point. 

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Minnesota Freshman Mackenzie Padington on School Record & Team Culture

With a school record already under her belt in her first semester at college, Minnesota freshman Mackenzie Padington is setting herself up to have a great freshman season.

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Michigan’s Haughey Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer Of The Week

Recorded three first place finishes and NCAA A Standard times for the Wolverines over the weekend at the UGA Fall Invitational

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Minnesota Invite Day 3: Recap and Final Team Scores

The final session of the 2017 Minnesota Invite concluded with victories for both University of Minnesota teams… but also for both University of Iowa teams. Here’s how.

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Minnesota Invite Day 3: McHugh Cruises 1:55.3 in 200 Breast Prelims

Conner McHugh posted a 1:55.38 to easily take the top seed going into tonight’s finals of the men’s 200 breaststroke.

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Padington Sets 200 Free School Record at Minnesota Invite

Mackenzie Padington and Danielle Nack put the NCAA on alert with stellar performances on night two of the Minnesota Invite.

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Minnesota Invite Day 2: Prelims Recap

Swimmers from the University of Minnesota and the University of Iowa are joined by both Olympians and high school state champions on day two of the Minnesota Invite.

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Minnesota Invite Day 1: Finals Recap

The University of Minnesota and the University of Iowa squared off for the first finals session of the Minnesota Invite, with a few club teams joining the party.

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Minnesota Ready To Pack The Pool In B1G Meet

Minnesota swimming and diving will embark on their greatest test of the season so far in their first home meet of the year hosting Michigan, Wisconsin and Penn State.

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Minnesota Women Dominate Iowa, Hawkeye Men Edge Gophers

Tevyn Waddell was one of five Minnesota women who won a pair of individual events as they rolled past Iowa.

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Minnesota’s Padington Earns Big Ten Swimmer And Freshman Of The Week

It only took one meet for freshman Mackenzie Padington to be recognized on a conference wide level.

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Padington Hits Her Stride as FSU, Minnesota Split Dual Meet

Padington stole the show in the 200 free, running away with it in 1:46.85.

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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.

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College Swimming Previews: #10 Minnesota Renewing Canadian Pipeline

Mackenzie Padington could come up huge for Minnesota, as she comes down from British Columbia for her freshman year with the Gophers.

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