Looking to pick up right where they left off, the Gophers will strive to continue their success in the water throughout the 2017-18 campaign.
High School/Club: Graduate of Cardinal Ritter High School, where she dived for coaches Toby Stanley, Chris Zukas and Melissa Ruble • competed at the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, and was a 3-meter semifinalist in 2016 • was the 2014 NISCA All-American Champion • won 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2014 Junior National Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2014 AT&T Senior National Diving Championships • competed at the 2014 Junior World Championships • named an All-America, all-state and All-City honoree (2013-14) • named team captain at the 2014 Junior World Diving Championships • won 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2007 Junior Pan American Games • earned first place in 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2009 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2009 Junior Pan American Games • finished fifth in 3-meter at the FINA Junior World Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2011 Junior Spring East Nationals and the 2011 Junior Summer Nationals • finished second in 1-meter at the 2012 USA Diving Winter Nationals • swam for Ripfest under head coach John Wingfield
Personal: Daughter of Barb and Steve Bacon • has three brothers, Kevin, Brian and Brad.
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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
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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.