The Minnesota Daily

Minnesota swimmer breaks two records at Minneapolis tournament

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.

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 July 19-22. Senior Conner McHugh broke two records during the meet.“This meet, for us, more than an...

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 and be able to place pretty highly.”The event, which took place at the University’s Jean K. Freeman ...

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

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.

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. After the record-breaking time, he went to the finals, where he broke that same record with a 2:12.47...

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

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.

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 and 100-meter butterfly, and three other Minnesota records were beaten during the five-day ...

Minnesota women finish 10th at NCAA Swim and Dive Championship

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

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 College Swimming Coaches Association Diver of the Year as Minnesota came in 10th overall.“I don’t think ...

Minnesota swim and dive team takes fourth at Big Tens

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

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 for March 15."If you told me we would swim and dive like that I would have thought we would...

Gophers post strong showings in final home meet

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.

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, which occur later this month.“We didn’t participate heavily on the swimming side,” said head coach ...

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 second day of competition, head coach Kelly Kremer said the diving teams will be the main competito...

Minnesota teams sweep Triple Dual

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.

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 265-85 in the Triple Dual. The women also took down both teams with a 185-167 win over Purdue an...

Becker lives up to “Most Improved” title

Alyssa Hodenfield

January 27, 2017

Bowe Becker has been a standout swimmer in the sprint department this season, and can’t see himself peaking anytime soon.It’s no surprise that the sophomore was named “Most Improved,” by his teammates last season, and he still says there’s more room for improvement in his second season with the ...