Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.
It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.
Haley Spencer looks to earn her fourth-straight All-America honor in the 200 breast tonight.
Four Gophers will compete in tonight's finals beginning at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN3.
The event will take place March 21-23 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Women's Swimming Championships
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Finished second in the 200 fly and fourth in the 500 free at Kansas (10/20) placed third in the 200 free and fifth in the 100 free against Iowa State (10/12) notched a first-place finish in the 200 fly and also competed in the 100 fly, 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Freshman Season: Established three top times at the Big Ten Championships placed ninth in the 200 fly with a time of 1:59.65 placed 22nd in the 100 fly (54.63 in prelims, 55.56 in finals) and 28th in the 50 free (23.25) at Big Tens placed third in the 50 free (24.03) and was a member of the winning 400 medley relay (3:49.39) at the Minnesota Challenge placed fourth in the 200 fly (2:02.98) at the Quad Duals placed fourth in the 200 fly (2:05.10) and seventh in the 100 fly (58.41) against Missouri placed second in the 200 fly (2:05.26) at Hawaii Dual letterwinner.
High School: A 2011 graduate of All Saints Catholic High School swam for Ajax Swimming, coached by Matt Bell member of SNC ID team at age 15 competed at 2008 Canadian Olympic Trials multiple finalist at 2010 & 2011 Canadian National Championships and Eastern Canadian Championship multiple club record holder and provincial medalist achieved honor roll and Ontario Scholar accolades
Personal: Daughter of Colleen and Darcy Ste. Marie has two sisters, Shannon and Kelly majoring in strategic communications enjoys bike riding, baking, listening to country music, going to concerts and hanging with family and friends most memorable sports thrill was winning 200m fly at age group for Nationals and becoming a Golden Gopher.
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