Mariam Khamis
Mariam  Khamis


Richmond, Ind.

High School:
Richmond HS



Minnesota Grabs Pair of B1G Victories

Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving team used solid showings in their home pool to pick up a pair of Big Ten conference wins


Gophers Open Up Season with Split of Florida State

The season opener came down to one-one hundredth of a second for the No. 17 Minnesota women's swimming and diving team who edged their way past No. 23 Florida State, 153.5-146.5. The No. 21 Golden Gopher men's swim and diving team fell short of an upset over No. 20. Florida State falling 179-121.


Gophers Add Platform Events to NCAA Schedule

The Golden Gophers had three qualify in diving events during the last day of the Zone D diving meet at Missouri.

2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten team • named Hardest Worker by teammates • outstanding student-athlete award • improved to 307.90 in 1-meter diving, earning eighth place, at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned fourth place in 1-meter diving with a 269.55 in 1-meter diving vs. Iowa • finished in third place (318.00) in 3-meter diving against North Dakota • recorded a score of 324.85 in 3-meter diving, earning 5th place at the Hawaii Invite, also including a 10th place finish in 1-meter • finished sixth place in 1-meter diving (279.05) against Purdue and Northwestern • competed in platform (245.70) and 3-meter (329.70) diving at the Minnesota Challenge, improving scores in both • earned 22nd place in platform (213.15) diving at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • finished in 12th place in 3-meter diving (317.00) at the 2017 Big Ten Championships.  

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Khamis finished 15th on 1-meter, 14th on 3-meter and 23rd on platform • Tallied nine top-five finishes during the regular season • Swept the diving competition at North Dakota • Made her collegiate debut in the Gophers’ win at Florida State.

High school: A 2015 graduate of Richmond High School • Valedictorian • National Honor Society member • Coached by Jennifer Ahaus • Four-time letterwinner in diving • Four-time Conference Champion • Three-time State finalist • Three-time Sectional Champion • Conference record holder • All-American • USA Diving 21-time Junior National Qualifier • USA Diving five-time national finalist • USA Diving two-time Senior National Qualifier • Competed for club team Indiana International School of Diving (previously named Starz Diving).

Personal: Born December 19, 1996 • Daughter of Dr. Michael and Kathy Khamis • Has one younger brother, Isaac • Enjoys painting, drawing, embroidery, basket making and collecting vintage Barbie Dolls • Plans to major in Chemistry.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
1-meter 307.90 2/16/2017
3-meter 329.70 2/4/2017
Platform 245.70 2/4/2017


Meet the Newcomers: Brittany Horn

Meet the Newcomers: Brittany Horn

12/7/2017 - W. Swimming

In our first edition of Meet the Newcomers, catches up with freshman Brittany Horn. She hails from Appleton, Wisc. and competes in the freestyle events.

Padington Earns B1G Weekly Honor

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

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.

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