Jan Hansen
Jan  Hansen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beaver Dam, Wis.

High School:
Beaver Dam HS

Event:
Freestyle


10/06/2017

Gophers Announce Captains for 2017-18 Campaign

The 2017 men's swimming and diving teams have selected their captains for this season. The squad will be under the leadership of first year captains Alan LeBlang, Conner McHugh, and Jan Hansen.

10/05/2017

Gophers Men’s Swimming & Diving Season Preview

Coming off a successful campaign in 2016-17, the Gophers return to the pool, looking to build on their success in the upcoming season.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

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2016-17 Junior Season: Improved to 1:44.88 in the 200-yard free against Iowa • earned a 1:44.49 in the 200-yard free at the Minnesota Invitational • earned three top-10 finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 100-yard free (46.37), 200-yard free (1:41.88), and 500-yard free (4:41.76).

2015-16 Sophomore Season:
Named Academic All-Big Ten • Recorded seven top-five finishes during the regular season • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Hansen finished 31st in the 200 free, 55th in the 100 free and 57th in the 500 free • Won the 200 free and 500 free, and notched a personal record in the 100 free (45.44) at the 2015 Jean Freeman Invite.

2014-15 Freshman Season: At the 2015 Minnesota Challenge, Hansen recorded three 2nd-place finishes in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free, as well as a finishing 4th in the 500 free (2/6-2/7) • Finished 9th in the 100 free, 10th in the 200 back, 14th in the 100 back and 12th in the 500 free at the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite (12/5-12/6) • At the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, Hansen finished 51st in the 50 free, 53rd in the 200 free, 55th in the 100 free and 61st in the 500 free (11/20-11/22) • Competed in the 200 IM against Iowa (10/31) • Raced the 500 free vs. North Dakota (10/31) • Finished 8th in the 200 free against Wisconsin (10/17) • Made his collegiate debut at Arizona State where he finished 6th in the 200 free and competed in the 100 free (10/4).

High School: A 2014 graduate of Beaver Dam High School • club team DFAC swimming, coached by Erin Detwiler • high school coaches John and Jennifer Monaghan • lettered in cross country, track and field and swimming • 2014 All-American Consideration in 100 free and All State 100 back • 2013 All-State 100 free and Honorable Mention 100 back • 2012 All State 100 free and 100 back • 2012, 2014 Wisconsin Little Ten Conference Athlete of the Year • Freshman and Senior Class President • Badger Boys State attendant • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) attendant • National Honor Society member • USA Scholastic All-American • AP Scholar.

Personal: Born December 5, 1995 • son of Rolf and Penny • has one younger sibling, Kristian • majoring in political science • enjoys waterskiing and snow skiing. 

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
100 free 45.44 12/05/15
200 free 1:38.68 2/26/16
500 free 4:34.11 2/06/15
1000 free 9:50.31 10/16/15

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11/11/2017 - M. Swimming

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11/10/2017 - M. Swimming

Golden Gopher swimming and diving saw a pair of top three finishes Friday night during day two of the Minnesota Diving Invite.

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