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Junior Connor McHugh swimming the men's 200 meter breaststroke at the Gophers' first meet of the season against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Oct 13. 2016.

Women’s team wins opener; men’s team loses

Erik Nelson
October 9, 2017

The women's team traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to open their season. So far, so good. The Gophers won ten of the meet's 14 events and earned its first win of the 2017-18 season. Junior Zoe Avestruz...

Junior Connor McHugh swimming the men's 200 meter breaststroke at the Gophers' first meet of the season against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Oct 13. 2016.

Minnesota swimmer breaks two records at Minneapolis tournament

Drew Cove
July 25, 2017

The Gophers felt right at home in a Minneapolis tournament.Numerous swimmers from Minnesota competed at the Minneapolis Speedo Sectional right at the University’s Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center from...

Gophers swimmer stays in Minneapolis for summer, competes in local tournament

Drew Cove
July 25, 2017

Junior Kaela Marcus was ready for the Minneapolis Speedo Sectional.“It used to be a big goal of mine to qualify for sectionals,” Marcus said. “It’s pretty fun to come back and compete like this...

Junior Connor McHugh swimming the men's 200 meter breaststroke at the Gophers' first meet of the season against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Oct 13. 2016.

Gophers senior breaks 17-year record in U.S. Nationals for men’s swim and dive

Jack Warrick
July 3, 2017

Senior Conner McHugh represented the Gophers at the U.S. Nationals by breaking a program record that stood for nearly two decades.McHugh broke a 17-year-old course record in the 200-meter breaststroke....

Sophomore Danielle Nack competes in the Women's 100 Yard Backstroke during the 2016 Minnesota Challenge at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.

Minnesota senior beats two personal records at U.S. Nationals for women’s swim and dive

Jack Warrick
July 3, 2017

Gophers senior Danielle Nack accomplished two personal bests at the USA Swimming’s World Championships trials on Tuesday and Thursday. Nack broke two of her own long-course program records with the 200-meter...

Senior Lexi Tenenbaum competes in women's 3-meter dive at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Minneapolis.

Minnesota women finish 10th at NCAA Swim and Dive Championship

Jack White
March 20, 2017

Senior Lexi Tenenbaum ended her collegiate career on a high note last weekend. Tenenbaum — who finished in 34th place on the 3-meter board last season — came in fourth this time and won...

Yu Zhou competes in women's 3 meter diving at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Minneapolis.

Minnesota swim and dive team takes fourth at Big Tens

Jack White
February 20, 2017

The women’s swimming and diving team will go into their next meets with momentum.No. 20 Minnesota finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Championships on Feb. 18 with the NCAA Championships on the schedule...

Eric Sande competes in the mens 100 yard breaststroke during the Minnesota Challenge at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Minneapolis.

Gophers post strong showings in final home meet

Alyssa Hodenfield
February 7, 2017

The Minnesota swimming and diving teams hosted the Minnesota Challenge over the weekend to close out the regular season.The Gophers used the meet as a way to prepare for the Big Ten Championship meets,...

Diver Yu Zhou looks to lead Minnesota Challenge

Alyssa Hodenfield
February 2, 2017

The Minnesota swimming and diving team will host the Minnesota Challenge meet at Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center this weekend, and all eyes are on the divers.While some swimmers will participate in the...

Junior Daryl Turner charges ahead, dominating the 100 freestyle at the Aquatic Center on Oct. 24, 2014, against North Dakota. Turner took first place and finished with a time of 44.75.

Minnesota teams sweep Triple Dual

Alyssa Hodenfield
January 30, 2017

Both Minnesota swimming and diving teams traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana over the weekend and emerged from the pool successful in what was a true team effort.The men beat Purdue 195-156 and Northwestern...