Natalie Herrild  
Natalie Herrild

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South HS

Position:
Freestyle/Butterfly


03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/27/2013

Twenty Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.

02/09/2013

Gophers Post Strong Finish At Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota won 12 events on the day

02/08/2013

Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm

02/08/2013

Gophers Wrap up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm

2012-13 • Senior Season: Finished eighth in both the 50 free and 100 fly, as well asswimming on the fifth place 200 medley relay and 200 free relay teamsagainst Kansas (10/20).

2011-12 • Junior Season:
Member of the fourth place 200 medley relay team vs. Kansas• finished sixth in both the 100 fly (1:01.58) and 50 free (25.93) at the Iowa State dual • also part of the runner-up 200 medley relay and 400 free relay against Iowa State.

2009-10 • Freshman Season:
Opened her Gophers career competing in three events at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/13) • finished fifth in the 100 free with her season-best time (53.42) at the Falcon Invite (12/4) • finished her season at the Minnesota Challenge (2/5) with season-best times in the 50 free (24.64) and 100 fly (59.76) • swam in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay, and 200 medley relay at both the Falcon Invite and the Minnesota Challenge.

High School:A 2009 graduate of Lakeville South High School • swam with high school team and the South Metro Storm Swim Club • earned NISCA All-America honors in 2006, 2007 and 2008 • all-state selection in 2005, 2007 and 2008 • was a part of the state champion 200 free relay her senior year and set the all-time Minnesota and meet record • three-time all-conference selection • was a team captain and the most valuable swimmer • lettered in swimming, golf, academics, marching band and drumline • outstanding student • was a member of the National Honor Society • was an Academic All-American, All Conference, ExCEL award winner, Triple A award winner and Marine Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born September 18, 1990 • daughter of Randy and Kathy Herrild • has a younger brother, Alex • majoring in economics.

Herrild's Top Times
Year Event Time
2011 50 Free 24.59
2011 100 Free 52.48
2011 100 Fly 56.90