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Olympic Gold Medalist Bowe Becker Joins Minnesota Staff As Volunteer Assistant

Becker, an eight-time All-American with the Gophers, will continue to train at the university through 2024.


Kelley, Bacon Added As 2021-22 Minnesota Team Captains

The duo will be joining the Gophers’ current captain group of Tom Donker and Max McHugh (men) and Olivia Bloomer, Emma Linscott and Kelli McCarthy (women).

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Big Ten Highlights 107th Big Ten Medal of Honor Class

The Medal of Honor was established in 1915 and was the first award to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.

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NCAA Diver of the Year Sarah Bacon Will Use 5th Year of Eligibility for Gophers

4-time NCAA Champion diver Sarah Bacon will use her bonus 5th year of eligibility after a change-of-heart from her post-NCAA Championship decision.

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Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon Named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year

Tuesday’s announcement makes Bacon only the fourth Gopher in any sport to secure the honor since the induction of the award in 1983, and the third since 2013.

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Stacy Busack Rejoins Minnesota as Associate Head Coach

The University of Minnesota has announced the addition of former student-athlete Stacy Busack an associate head coach for the program.


Tanya Watson Earns Ireland’s First-Ever Olympic Spot In Women’s Diving

13 athletes locked in Olympic quota spots in women’s 10-meter. Most notable was Tanya Watson, who earned Ireland’s first-ever Olympic bid in women’s diving.

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Called Up From Reserve Role, Pickens Secures Olympic Diving Quota Spot For USA

Day 3 of the FINA Diving World Cup qualified 36 more Olympic quota spots across two events – with some lineup drama for Team USA.

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8 New Olympic Qualifying Slots Awarded on Day 1 of FINA Diving World Cup-Tokyo

Sarah Bacon and Kassidy Cook (above) become the 8th quota spot filled by the Americans for diving at the Toyo 2020 Olympics out of a possible 12.


USA Diving Will Send 9 to Final Olympic Qualifier Event in Tokyo

The group will dive in Japan amid a third State of Emergency as new coronavirus cases in the Olympic host city are rising.


Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon Becomes First Diver to Win Honda Sports Award

The award honors Bacon as the top female swimming & diving athlete in the country during the 2020-2021 season after sweeping the NCAAspringboard titles.

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USA Diving to Send Nine Athletes to the 2021 FINA World Cup

The U.S. divers will look to secure an additional five Olympic spots after securing seven of the maximum 12 spots available at the 2019 World Championships.

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MacNeil, Hansson, Madden, and Bacon Named 2021 Honda Sport Award S&D Finalists

The Swimming & Diving finalists are selected by a Collegiate Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) panel.


MacNeil, Bacon, Chen, and Dorenkott Win Big Ten End of Year Awards

Maggie MacNeil, Sarah Bacon, Wenbo Chen, and Bill Dorenkott were named the Big Ten end of year award recipients following the conclusion of the NCAA season.


DeSorbo & MacNeil, Chen & Bacon Win CSCAA Awards for NCAA Women’s Season

These selections match the SwimSwam awards, which were announced yesterday.