Monica Radecke
Monica  Radecke


Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater HS

Sprint Freestyle


Gophers Post Strong Finish At Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota won 12 events on the day


Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm


Gophers Wrap up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm


Gophers Earn 67 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Spots

Minnesota student-athletes well represented on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams


Freshmen Shine as Gophers Defeat Iowa State on the Road

Rookies post seven of Minnesota's 13 victories in the win.

2012-13 Junior Season: Finished fifth in the 50 free and eighth in the 100 free at Kansas (10/20) •placed fourth in the 50 free and swam in the 200 medley and 400 free relay against Iowa State (10/12).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season:
Placed sixth in the 100 breast (1:08.79) at the Kansas Dual • finished fourth in the 50 free (25.11) and fifth in the 100 free (54.68) vs Iowa State • also member of the first place 400 free relay and fifth place 200 medley relay at the Iowa State Dual • placed eighth in the 100 free (54.03) against Michigan • Academic All-Big Ten.

2010-11 • Freshman Season
: finished fifth in the 50 free at the Minnesota Challenge with a time of 24.36 • finished fourth in the 50 and 100 free style at Michigan State dual with times of 24.67 and 53.55 respectively (10/9) • earned first varsity letter

High School: A 2010 graduate of Stillwater High School • coached by Brian Luke • competed for the STAR Swim Club under coach Paul Lundsten • a multiple NSCA All-American • a 10-time all-state performer in helping Stillwater to four Minnesota 2A team titles and six Minnesota True Team crowns • a member of three state champion relays • as a junior helped 200 free relay to all-time state record • also competed in 50 and 100 free races at state as a junior and senior • a six-time letterwinner • a two-time Junior Nationals qualifier • also competed in Nordic skiing and track during high school • graduated with a 4.0 grade point average and ranked first in a class of 709 students.

Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1991 • majoring in biomedical engineering • the daughter of Kurt and Tess Radecke • has older sister, Meagan, and younger brother, Vince • Meagan was a letterwinner for the Gophers and Vince is currently a member of the Gopher men's team.

Radecke's Top Times
Year Event Time
2010 50 free 23.94
2010 100 free 51.32
2010 200 free


2013 100 breast



Gophers in the Polls: Oct. 18


The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.

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.

Get daily updates delivered to your inbox!

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics