Annalise Colton  
Annalise Colton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina HS

Position:
Freestyle/Butterfly


03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/27/2013

Twenty Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.

02/23/2013

Saturday Preliminary Results

Minnesota qualified 14 swimmers to the finals Saturday night

02/22/2013

Gophers Extend Lead to 151, Claim Four Titles

Minnesota sits in first with 573.5 points and eight Big Ten titles

02/22/2013

Preliminary Results: Day Three

The Gophers will send 16 women to the finals

2012-13 • Senior Season: Finished 11th in the 100 fly (54.36) and 12th in the 200 fly (2:00.24) at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (2/20) • also notched a personal-best time of 1:59.39 in the 200 fly preliminaries at the event • finished fourth with the 200 medley relay team at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • notched a second-place finish in the 200 fly and a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly vs. North Dakota (1/25) • won the 100 fly and placed second with the 200 medley relay team at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) • placed first in the 200 fly, third in the 100 fly and third in the 200 medley relay vs. Iowa (11/2) • finished second in the 200 fly vs. Wisconsin (10/26) • won both the 100 fly and 200 fly at Kansas (10/20) • placed second in the 100 fly (56.69), 200 fly (2:03.26) and 200 medley relay against Iowa State (10/12) • placed third in the 100 fly, fourth in the 200 fly and was a member of the 200 medley relay at Michigan (10/5) • Academic All-Big Ten

2011-12 • Junior Season: Posted a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly at Iowa (11/4) • won the title in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:04.35 and placed third in the 100 butterfly at Wisconsin (10/28) • had two second-place finishes and a third place finish vs. Kansas (10/21) • posted a pair of third-place finishes vs. Michigan (10/7-8)

2010-11 • Sophomore Season: Finished 17th in the 100 yard butterfly at the Big Ten Championships (54.51) • finished tenth in the 200 IM at the Minnesota Challenge • runner-up in the 200 butterfly at Wisconsin dual with a time of 2:03.90, and finished third in the 100 butterfly (10/29) • won the 200 butterfly at the Michigan State dual while setting a meet record with a time of 2:05.04 (10/9) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second varsity letter.

2009-10 • Freshman Season: Earned her first varsity letter after competing at the Big Ten Championships • held the team's fourth-best time in the 100 and 200 fly events • kicked off her Gopher career with a second-place finish in the 200 fly and fifth in the 100 fly in the dual against Wisconsin (10/30) • earned her first career victory in the 200 fly against Iowa (11/6) • finished 10th overall in the 100 fly and sixth in the 200 fly at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14) • placed sixth at the OSU Invite with a then career-best 100 fly time of 55.48 • added a career-best time of 2:00.94 and fourth overall in the 200 fly • swam the 100 and 200 fly events at the Quad Duals and finished ninth and 11th respectively • earned career-best times at the Big Ten Championships when she chipped in a personal-best 54.99 in the 100 fly • won the Big Ten B Final with her career-best 100 fly time and helped the Gophers to nine points at the conference tournament.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Edina High School • competed with Edina High School under head coach Jeff Mace and with the Edina Swim Club under Jeff Rodriguez • a 16-time club state champion • seven-time NISCA All-American • all-state and all-conference honoree four-straight years • 2008 and 2009 Minnesota High School Swimmer of the Year nominee • four-time Edina Swim Club's most valuable swimmer • holds the Edina Swim Club's record in the 100 and 200 fly • member of a five-time conference championship team and two-time state runner-up teams • helped the Hornets to a state championship in 2005 • Class AA state recordholder with the 200 medley relay • a six-time participant of the Speedo Champions Series • placed second in the 100 fly and third in the 200 fly at the 2008 Speedo series • a six-time participant of the Junior Nationals • placed 20th in the 200 fly at the 2008 Senior Nationals • enters her college career with top times of 55.45 in the 100 fly and 2:01.70 in the 200 fly • outstanding student • graduated with 4.0 grade point average and was top 10 percent in her class • enters the U of M with the honors program • earned the AP Scholar of Distinction • earned the 2008 Adam Smith Award in Economics from her high school and was a nominee of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council • competed at the Speedo Champion Series in July.

PERSONAL: Born November 26, 1990 • majoring in biomedical engineering • daughter of Phil and Michelle Colton • high school teammate of former Gopher swimmers Andrea Hanson and Megan Braun • father, Phil, swam at St. Lawerence.


Colton's Top Times
Year Event Time
2011 50 Free 23.62
2011 100 Fly 54.29
2013 200 Fly 1:59.39
2010 200 IM 2:11.86
2013 100 Breast 1:13.13