Matt Barnard

College Swimming Previews: McHugh Poised To Deliver For #12 Minnesota

When all is accounted for, it seems the Golden Gophers are poised to be even better than last season, at least point-wise, and having finished 15th at the NCAAs last season, they could very realistically crack the top 10 this time around.


Revisiting NCAA Recruiting Class Rankings: Men’s Class of 2014-2017

Retroactively, it’s Will Licon and the Texas Longhorns who had the best recruiting class back in 2013. Where did they rank and how did the other classes in the top 12 fare over four years?


Final Team Predictions For The 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships

Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.


Vini Lanza Earns Big Ten Swimmer Of The Week Honor

Swimmer of the Week Vini Lanza, Indiana So. – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – Colégio Estadual Governador Milton Campos Collected six…

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Minnesota Men And Women Divers Take First At Jean K. Freeman Invite

Meet Stats Complete Results Hosted by Minnesota December 2-4, 2016 Score Men 1-meter: Matt Bernard (Minnesota) 385.45 Women 3-meter: Yu…

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Minnesota, Penn State and Wisconsin Men Earn BIG 10 Honors

Minnesota’s Matt Barnard, Penn State’s Shane Ryan, and Wisconsin’s Justin Temprano claim weekly awards

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Minnesota and Wisconsin Split in Big 10 Battle

The Big 10 match up between Minnesota and Wisconsin proved to be a competitive dual, with the rivals splitting between their men’s and women’s teams.

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Minnesota Lines Up Rematch With Wisconsin On 2016-17 Schedule

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers have announced their schedule for the 2016-17 NCAA season, with a dual meet rematch against Big Ten foe Wisconsin looming.

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Barnard Dives To Gopher Record At Cross-Division Minnesota Challenge

The University of Minnesota swimmers took a bulk of the wins at this weekend’s three-session Minnesota Challenge, including a school record diving performance by Matt Barnard.

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NCAA Contenders Square off At Georgia Diving Invite

Yu Zhou was one of the best divers in the NCAA last year, in Georgia she competed with some exciting newcomers


Hutchins Named Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week

Wisconsin’s Matt Hutchins garnered Big Ten swimmer of the week honors after his performance at the Texas Invite. Hutchins set a new school record in the 1650, clocking a 14:38.14. Matt Barnard earned diver of the week honors once again after sweeping the diving events at the Jean K. Freeman invite.

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Indiana’s Pieroni Named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week

Blake Pieroni was awarded Big Ten swimmer of the week for his performances against Texas and Florida. Pieroni won 4 individual events, including the 100 free (43.69) and 200 free (1:36.06).

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Minnesota Men Sweep Big Ten Weekly Honors

Big Ten swimmer of the week went to Minnesota’s Nick Orf, who won the 200 fly (1:49.77) in Minnesota’s dual meet with the University of Florida.

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Michigan’s Rainey Earns Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week Honors

Michigan sophomore Ian Rainey grabbed double wins, first in the 200 fly and then in the 400 free. That performance earned him Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honors.

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10th Gophers Record Broken in 2015

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.

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