Anton, Caflisch, Janzen and Keefer will lead the team in 2013-14.
Sophomore Katie Anton and senior Haley Spencer led the fundraising efforts for the women's swimming and diving team.
For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.
Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships wraps up this evening
2013-14 Junior Season:Anton competed in the 200 free, 100 back and 200 back at the 2013 Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16) Against North Dakota, Anton placed 2nd in the 100 back and 1st in the 200 back (11/9) Finished 4th in the 100 back vs. Iowa (11/1) Against Arizona State, Anton took 5th in the 200 back and 3rd in the 100 back (10/5).
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten placed 8th in the 200 backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (1:56.75) notched a career-best time of 1:55.69 in the 200 back in the prelims of the Big Ten Championships also had a personal best in the 500 freestyle (4:49.30) at the event placed 4th in the 200 back at the Big Ten Quad Duals (2/1) member of the 2nd-place 400 medley relay team vs. North Dakota (1/25) also placed 2nd in the 100 back (57.62) and 3rd in the 500 free (5:05.45) against UND placed 1st in the 200 back (2:02.43) and posted a personal-best time of 10:19.60 in the 1000 free at Hawaii (1/12) finished second as a member of the 200 medley relay at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) had three 3rd-place finishes vs. Iowa (11/2), in the 200 back (2:03.79), 100 back (57.78) and as a member of the 200 medley relay team (1:44.55) had 4th place finishes in the 200 back against both Wisconsin (10/26) and at Kansas (10/20) notched a 2nd-place finish in the 500 free (5:01.27) vs. Iowa State (10/12).
2011-12 Freshman Season: Made her first appearance at the Big Ten Championships placed 10th in the 200 backstroke with a personal-best time of 1:56.46 also had personal bests in the 100 back (56.21) and 500 free (4:50.79) at the event placed ninth in the 200 IM and 15th in the 50 free at the Minnesota Challenge (2/3-4) finished second in the 200 backstroke at the Quad Duals (1/27-28) had three fifth-place finishes at Missouri (1/14) claimed the title in the 200 back (2:01.62) at Hawaii (12/31) placed seventh in the 200-meter backstroke at the Minnesota Grand Prix posted a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke (2:01.13) and a fourth-place finish in the 100 backstroke (53.69) at Iowa (11/4) finished second in the 200 backstroke, fourth in the 100 backstroke (57.55) and fifth as part of the 200 medley relay (1:47.94) at Wisconsin (10/28) placed second in the 200 medley relay (1:46.54) and fifth in the 200 freestyle (1:53.97) vs. Kansas (10/25) won the title in both the 100 and 200 backstoke events and posted second-place finishes in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay at Iowa State (10/15) placed third in the 200 backstroke (2:02.81), fourth in both the 100 backstroke (57.06) and 200 medley relay (1:47.29) and fifth in the 400 medley relay (3:54.12) at the Michigan dual (10/7-8) CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention awarded Minnesota's Team Spirit Award.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Gulf Coast High School did not complete in high school swimming four-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American member of T2 Aquatics Swim Club.
PERSONAL: Majoring in chemistry daughter of Alex and Pegi Anton has one brother, Christian enjoys long boarding, playing guitar and playing with her cats most memorable sports thrill was getting her Olympic Trial cut in 200 back and competing in the 2008 Olympic Trials.
Anton's Top Times:
Year - Event - Time
2012 - 100 Back - 56.21
2013 - 200 Back - 1:55.69
2012 - 50 Free - 24.70
2013 - 200 Free - 1:50.31
2013 - 500 Free - 4:49.30
2013 - 1000 Free - 10:19.60
2013 - 100 Fly - 1:00.08
2013 - 100 Breast - 1:11.86
2012 - 200 IM - 2:10.22
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.