Minnesota Golden Gophers

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.


Minnesota Assistant Steve Miller Resigns to “Pursue Career Outside of Swimming”

Steve Miller has been a part of the Minnesota program since 2008, and will leave to pursue opportunities outside of swimming.


5 of 7 Big Ten Winter Athletes With 4.0 Cumulative GPA’s Are Swimmers/Divers

David Zoltoswki, a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, is among the Big Ten Winter sport athletes who have a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA.

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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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Kierra Smith Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer of the Year

2015 NCAA 200 breaststroke champion Kierra Smith has been named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year.


Minnesota 6-Time All-American Kiera Janzen Scratches Final NCAA Championship

Minnesota’s Kiera Janzen, who earned first team All-America honors in two individual events last season, has pulled out of the NCAA Championships at the last minute.


Wisconsin’s Ivy Martin Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Big Ten sprint queen Ivy Martin was named the conference’s Swimmer of the Week.

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MEET NOTES: Northwestern Wildcats to Finish Dual Meet Season at Minnesota

Junior Jordan Wilimovsky is the top-ranked distance freestyler in the Big Ten entering this weekend’s final dual meet before the conference championships.

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MEET NOTES: NC State Wolfpack to Host Minnesota For Top 25 Two-Day Dual

RALEIGH, N.C.- For the first time in more three months, the NC State swimming and diving team will return to…

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