2017-18 Junior Season: At the Big Ten Championships, finished forty-seventh in the 500-yard free (4:30.16). • took fifth in the 1000-yard free (9:27.20) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:03.98) at the Triple Dual vs Northwestern and Purdue • placed fourth in the 1650-yard free (15:53.74) and fifth in the 400 IM (4:10.26) against Denver • finished fourth in the 400 IM (3:56.50) and seventh in the 200-yard fly (1:52.22) at the Minnesota Invitational.
2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten • named Hardest Worker by teammates • earned top-15 finishes at the Big Ten Championships: 1650-yard free (15:11.14) and 400-yard IM (3:49.16) • finished with a 4:39.57 in the 500-yard free against Iowa • placed second in the 1000-yard free with a 9:21.49 against North Dakota • earned first place with a 15:43.02 in the 1650-yard free at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two third-place finishes at the Minnesota Invitational: 500-yard free (4:35.37) and 400-yard IM (2:55.61).
2015-16 Freshman Season: Tallied 21 top-five finishes during the regular season • at the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Messner finished 13th in the 1650 free, 15th in the 400 IM and 32nd in the 500 free • finished first in the 1650 free at Hawaii • won the mile race at the 2015 Jean K. Freeman Invite • named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after sweeping the distance free events in Minnesota’s win at Iowa • made collegiate debut at Florida State with a win in the 1000 free.
|Top Times at Minnesota|
Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet
4/16/2018 - M. Swimming
Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.
Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind
4/3/2018 - M. Swimming
2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.
Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet
3/24/2018 - M. Swimming
The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.