Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
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.
The two advanced to the Championships March 21-23
1 meter diving wrapped up at Zone D at the University of Houston
Women's Swimming Championships
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Posted a personal-best score of 245.35 in the platform preliminaries at the NCAA Zone D Championships (3/23) placed ninth in platform, 12th in 1 meter and 14th in 3 meter at the Zone D Championships notched personal-best scores of 316.60 in 1 meter and 348.45 in 3 meter at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (2/20) placed fifth in 1 meter, eighth in 3 meter and 18th in platform at the Big Ten Championships finished third in platform at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) picked up fourth-place finishes in 1 meter vs. North Dakota (1/25) and at Michigan (10/5), her highest finishes of the year placed third in 3 meter vs. UND Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2011-12 Freshman Season: Competed at the Big Ten Championships finshed 24th on 1-meter and 3-meter boards placed third in both 1 and 3-meter diving at the Minnesota Challenge, earning a top score in 1-meter of 279.50 placed fifth in 3-meter diving at the Quad Duals (275.15) letterwinner.
High School: 2011 graduate of Brainerd High School with a 4.0 on the honor roll high school coaches were Mary Streiff and Ann Stenglein holds the 6 and 11 dive record for Brainerd High All-Conference and All-State selection in 2009 and 2010 NISCA All-American in 2010 Brainerd High School Athlete of the Year Section 8AA Diver of the Year
Personal: Born May 15, 1993 daughter of Jim and Stephanie Etterman has two siblings Beth (15) and Tiffany (20) majoring in marketing.
Etterman's Top Scores
Year Event Score
2013 1-meter 316.60
2013 3-meter 348.45
2013 Platform 245.35
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
Smith Seventh in Olympic 200 Breaststroke
The returning Gophers senior made a final in her first trip to the Olympic Games.
Smith Advances to 200 Breaststroke Final
The Canadian and only current Gopher competing in Rio will race for a medal on Thursday night.