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.
Meet the Newcomers: Brittany Horn
12/7/2017 - W. Swimming
In our first edition of Meet the Newcomers, GopherSports.com catches up with freshman Brittany Horn. She hails from Appleton, Wisc. and competes in the freestyle events.
Padington Earns B1G Weekly Honor
12/6/2017 - W. Swimming
Freshman Mackenzie Padington collected her second career Freshman of the Week honor, as announced by the Big Ten Conference office Wednesday afternoon.
Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite
12/2/2017 - W. Swimming
The women won the invite over Iowa, while the men complete the comeback edging Iowa.