Jenna Howenstein
Jenna Howenstein


Belleville, Ill.

High School:
Cor Jesu Academy



Steenvoorden Named MVP at Gopher Team Banquet

The senior concluded her career as a nine-time All-American.


Gophers Earn 67 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Spots

Minnesota student-athletes well represented on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams


No. 15 Gopher Women Set for Big Ten Championships

The event will take place Feb. 15-18 at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Pool on the campus of the University of Iowa.


Freshmen Shine as Gophers Defeat Iowa State on the Road

Rookies post seven of Minnesota's 13 victories in the win.

2012-13 • Junior Season: Notched a third-place finish in the 200 butterfly at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • also placed 11th in the 100 butterfly and 27th in the 50 freestyle at the event • placed sixth in the 200 fly and eighth in the 100 fly vs. North Dakota (1/25) • finished ninth in the 100 fly at Hawaii (1/12) • as a member of the 200 medley relay, placed fifth at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) • finished sixth in the 100 fly and eighth in the 200 fly at Kansas (10/20) • letterwinner.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Swam at the Big Ten Championships • placed 20th in the 200 fly with a time of 2:01.68 • came in 27th in the 100 fly (55.75) • finished 102nd in the 50 free (25.82) • placed fifth in the 200 back at the Minnesota Challenge (2:07.71) • earned sixth place in the 100 and 200 fly at the Quad Duals • finished in third place against Missouri in the 200 fly • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Set a career best in the 50 free at the Minnesota Challenge with a time of 27.43 • also was a member of a 400 medley relay team took first at the Minnesota Challenge (3:54.20) • 200 medley relay team took second (1:47.85).

Personal: Majoring in biology.

Howenstein's Top Times:
Year• Event• Score
2012 • 50 Free• 25.82
2012 • 100 Fly• 55.75
2012 • 200 Fly• 2:01.57


Zhou Named B1G Diver of the Week


Yu Zhou was selected as the Big Ten Diver of the Week after her performances at the Georgia Tech Invite, announced today by the conference office. This is Zhou's fifth conference honor of...

Minnesota Diving Wraps GT Invite


The University of Minnesota men's and women's diving teams wrapped competition at the 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the McAuley Aquatic Center with platform diving.

Zhou Highlights Day 2 at GT Invite


Yu Zhou picked up her second even win, topping the women's 3-meter field with a 369.00 on the second night of the Georgia Tech Invite.

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