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Junior Bowen Becker dives off the blocks at the start of the men's 400 yard freestyle relay at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.

Minnesota returns home from NCAA championships with several new school records

April 2, 2019

After a weekend of year-end competition, six members of the Minnesota’s men’s swimming and diving team returned home from the NCAA Championships with several top place finishes and four broken school...

Sarah Bacon competes in the women's 3 meter diving competition at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.

Women’s swimming and diving end season at NCAA Championships

March 27, 2019

Among other NCAA tournaments and championship games taking place this weekend, the women’s swimming and diving team was hard at work at its own NCAA Championships, which began on Wednesday afternoon...

Junior Chantal Nack competes in the women's 200 yard backstroke at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.

Seniors reflect on leadership ahead of Big Ten Championships

February 21, 2019

The seniors of the Gophers women’s swimming and diving team are preparing for the Big Ten Championship, and the end of their collegiate careers is approaching quickly. This group of seniors is large,...

Team has helped make Minnesota a home for swimmer

Danielle Pederson
December 6, 2018

Senior Nick Yang joined the Minnesota diving program in 2017. Over the past two years, Yang has had to adjust to American collegiate sports, academics, language and culture. “Before I [came] here, my...

The Gopher swim team hosts an invitational meet Jean K. Freeman center on Friday, Nov. 30.

Swimmers record multiple PR times at Minnesota Invite

Danielle Pederson
December 3, 2018

Energetic teams, a lively crowd and Gophers alumni filled the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The Gophers swim and dive team concluded its last home meet of...

Junior Erik Hunter competes in the 200 Yard Backstroke race during the Minnesota Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at the Jean K Freeman Aquatic Center.

Recruiting for men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Danielle Pederson
November 29, 2018

In the last few weeks, a wave of student-athletes have committed to and will be joining Minnesota’s swim and dive teams in future seasons. The Gophers will welcome swimmers and divers from all over the...

Swimmer balances academics, athletics, marriage

Danielle Pederson
November 21, 2018

Junior swimmer Lindsey Kozelsky is the typical student-athlete in many ways. Like a normal Gopher athlete, she runs from classes and homework to practice, travels on the weekends for competitions, and...

Women’s and men’s swimming and diving finish one and two at Iowa Invitational

Danielle Pederson
November 19, 2018

A strong start on day one of competition gave Minnesota swimming and diving the momentum it needed to dominate the rest of the meet. The women took home gold and the men captured silver at the Iowa Invitational...

Max McHugh hopes to make a positive impact on Minnesota swimming

Danielle Pederson
November 15, 2018

A new McHugh has arrived in Minnesota from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and has already made a splash on the Gopher men’s swim and dive team. Max McHugh, brother of former Gophers swimmer and NCAA All-American...

Junior Bowen Becker dives off the blocks at the start of the men's 400 yard freestyle relay at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.

Gophers swim and dive teams make a big impact in Big Ten’s win over ACC

Danielle Pederson
November 13, 2018

The men and women of the Big Ten’s swim and dive teams swept the Atlantic Coast Conference at Purdue University. The inaugural Big Ten/ACC Challenge finished in favor of the Big Ten Sunday, and Minnesota's...