Minnesota claimed three titles Friday night at the University Aquatic Center.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Member of the second place 200 free relay at the Minnesota Challenge also finished ninth in the 200 free (1:57.71) placed fourth in the 100 breast (1:05.81) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:23.86) at the Iowa Dual earned a third place finish in the 100 breast vs Kansas.
2010-11 Freshman Season: member of a 200 medley relay team that took first at the Minnesota Challenge with a time of 1:43.97 runner-up in 200 IM with a time of 2:05.85
High School: Graduate of Lakeville North High School (2010) swam for Lakeville North under instruction of Dan and Katy Schneider finished 3rd and 9th at State in in 2004 and 2008 respectively, 11th in 200 7 and 2008 All Lake Conference and all state from 2005 to 2009 All America 2007 to 2009 Also swam for South Metro Storm Swim Club and Blackdog Swim Club
Personal: Born May 5, 1992 to Brent and Sherri James has a younger sister, Amanda enjoys ultimate frisbee, listening to music and going to concerts plans to major in nursing
James' Top Times
Training Change Pays off for Waddell
The South Dakota native became Minnesota's third Big Ten Freshman of the Year after a prolific conference meet.
Gophers Fourth at B1G as Zhou, Waddell Honored
Minnesota placed fourth at the conference meet and claimed the Big Ten Diver of the Championships and Freshman of the Year awards.
Saturday B1G Prelims
Minnesota will have competitors in every "A" final of the conference meet's last session.