Aug. 27, 2012
The University of Minnesota men's and women's swimming and diving teams, along with members of the coaching staff, will join the throngs headed for the "Great Minnesota Get Together" when the squads make their annual appearance at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the U of M Building on Don Patch Avenue.
The Gopher women will take the stage first at 2:45 p.m., before the Gopher men make their appearance beginning at 3:15 p.m., and will answer questions and chat with fans about the upcoming and much-anticipated season.
The Minnesota State Fair runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
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.