April 4, 2014
Daniel Monaghan (Diving)
Hometown: Rosemount, MN
Past Team: Minnesota Diving Academy
Accomplishments: Minnesota State Champion
Why did you decide to swim for Minnesota?
Minnesota has a great facility and great coaches. It is also nice to be close to home.
What are you looking forward to the most with starting your Golden Gopher collegiate career?
I am looking forward to a full college experience and having the opportunity to continue in my sport at such a high level.
Thus far, what has been your best or most proud swimming memory?
My most proud diving memory is winning state in 2013.
What do you like to do for fun besides swimming?
My hobbies and interests include video games, making pizza, reading and hanging with friends.
How do you think you will contribute to the Gopher swimming and diving program?
I am a hard worker and am dedicated to diving and improving my skills and have a great attitude.
US Nationals Start on Tuesday
Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away
Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.