2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten team • outstanding student-athlete award • improved times in the 200-yard fly (2:03.83), 200-yard IM (2:04.44), and 400-yard IM (4:24.20) at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned eighth place in 54.36 during the 100-yard free against Wisconsin • finished eighth place in 1:03.17 during the 100-yard back against Wisconsin • finished seventh place in 1:55.32 during the 200-yard free against Iowa • earned third place with a 2:06.63 in the 200-yard IM at the Jean Freeman Invitational • placed second in the 400-yard IM in 4:27.58 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • finished third in 1:54.51 during the 200-yard free against Hawaii and Drury.
2015-16 Freshman Season: First-year letterwinner • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Werba finished 50th in the 200 breast, 59th in the 200 IM and 69th in the 200 free • Recorded three top-five finishes during the regular season • Made her collegiate debut at Florida State.
High School: Graduated from Oshkosh West High School in 2015 with highest honors • Three-time Scholastic All-American • Member of high school swimming team for two years (2011, 2012), coached by Carrie Bores • Varsity letter winner during both years of high school competition • 2012 All-State Honorable Mention • Member of the Oshkosh YMCA Swim Team from 2004-2015, coached by Jay Coleman • Four-time Oshkosh Community YMCA Swimmer of the Year • Holds club team records in butterfly, breaststroke, freestyle and IM events in both yards and meters • Holds the Age 13-14 and Open YMCA State Meet Record in the 400 IM.
Personal: Born March 19, 1997 • Daughter of Charles and Amy Werba • Has one older sister, Virginia • Enjoys baking, reading and spending time with family and friends • Majoring in Psychology and Human Resourcess Development.
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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.