High School: 2017 graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School • letterwinner in swimming and academics • graduated with highest honors • AP Scholar with Distinction • member of Aquajets Swim team • 2016-2017 Scholastic All-American • 2016 NASA Junior National Champion Cup in 1650 free • 2016 Minnesota Club State champion in 1000, 1650 and 800 yard, as well as 1500 meter free • 2017 Minnesota club State champion in 1000 free.
Personal: Born April 15, 1999 • Daughter of Kristi and Hein van Laarhoven • Has four siblings: Tim, Liz, Joy and Lia • lists herself as a unicycle and dog enthusiast • plans to major in mathematics with specialization in actuarial sciences, while minoring in computer science.
Padington Earns a Pair of Big Ten Weekly Honors
Following impressive performances in the Gophers victory over Florida State, Padington earned Big Ten Women’s Swimmer and Freshman of the Week, as announced by the Big Ten...
Gophers Open Up Season with Split of Florida State
The season opener came down to one-one hundredth of a second for No. 17 Minnesota who edged their way past No. 23 Florida State.
Gophers in the Polls: Oct. 11
The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.