Minnesota Golden Gophers

2x Minnesota AA State Champ Kelli McCarthy Gives Verbal to Golden Gophers

Kelli McCarthy of Edina High School and Edina Swim Club has verbally committed to the University of Minnesota for 2018-19.


Minnesota Lands Verbal Commitment from 52.4 Breaststroker, Maxwell McHugh

Maxwell McHugh, a high school junior from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, has announced his intention to swim for the University of Minnesota’s class of 2022.


Teammates Hayden Linscott (Minnesota) and Ian Longan (DePauw) Sign NLIs

Shawnee Mission East High School seniors and Kansas City Swim Academy teammates Hayden Linscott and Ian Longan signed National Letters of Intent to swim in college next year, with Linscott committing to Minnesota and Longan, to DePauw.

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Watch: Kelly Kremer, Kierra Smith, & More Talk Big Tens for Minnesota

Watch as Minnesota head coach Kelly Kremer and team stars talk about the 2017 Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships.

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Swimmers of Different Divisions Tune Up at Minnesota Challenge

The Minnesota Challenge saw swimmers in all stages of shave and taper this weekend, as the college athletes took the chance to tune up for their upcoming conference meets.

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Minnesota Elicits Verbal from Montana Record-Holder, Cale Berkoff

Cale Berkoff of Missoula Aquatic Club and Hellgate High School has verbally committed to swim for the University of Minnesota next fall.


Minnesota Gets Commitment from In-State Freestyler, Kasey Milstroh

Kasey Milstroh of St Cloud YMCA Swim Club and Foley High School has made a verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota.

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Minnesota Reels In Verbal Commitment from Fast-Rising Evan Yoder

Evan Yoder of Lawrence Free State High School and Lawrence Aquahawks has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota.

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Backstroker Patricia Van Law Makes Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

Patricia Van Law of Highlands Ranch, Colorado has announced her intention to swim for the University of Minnesota for the next four years.

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David Plummer: Faces of Fearless

David Plummer, a 30 year old alum of the Minnesota Golden Gophers finally reached his ultimate goal this summer. At…


Boise, Idaho’s Abbey Erwin Verbally Commits to Minnesota

Abbey Erwin of Boise High School and Boise YMCA has made a verbal pledge to the University of Minnesota for 2017-18.

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Canada’s Mackenzie Padington is 1st Verbal for Minnesota Class of ’21

Mackenzie Padington, who attends Claremont Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia, and swims for Island Swimming, has made a verbal commitment to swim for Minnesota beginning in the 2017-18 season.


Happy ‘Gopher Women’s Swimming & Diving Big Ten Champions Day,’ swimming fans!

Today’s the first day of June, but SwimSwam readers might not know that it’s also a swimming-related holiday.


Kierra Smith, Matt Barnard Named University of Minnesota MVP’s

After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.


Kiera Janzen to Replace Amber McDermott on United States’ Pan Ams Roster

Kiera Janzen will join the United States’ roster for the 2015 Pan American Games.