Hailey Szews
Hailey Szews


Zimmerman, Minn.

High School:
Elk River HS



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.


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.


Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Grand Prix

Minnesota had 12 appearances in the Championship Finals


Steenvoorden Named MVP at Gopher Team Banquet

The senior concluded her career as a nine-time All-American.


Gophers Earn 67 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Spots

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

2012-13 • Junior Season: Placed fourth in the 1,000 free at Kansas (10/20) • finished third in the 200 back, fourth in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 200 IM against Iowa State (10/12) •competed in the 1,000 free and 500 free at Michigan (10/5).

2011-2012 • Sophomore Season: Established three carrer best times at the Big Ten Championships • placed 13th in the 1,650 free with a time of 16:27.18 • finished 16th in the 400 IM (4:16.92 in prelims, 4:20.18 in finals) and 22nd in the 500 free (4:49.07) at Big Ten's • placed second in the 200 back (2:05.51) and third in the 500 free (4:56.85) at the Minnesota Challenge • placed seventh in the 400 IM (4:25.50) and 12th in the 200 IM (2:08.99) at the Quad Duals • letterwinner.

2010-2011 • Freshman Season
: finished thirteenth in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championship (4:17.76) • swam an NCAA `B' qualifying time at the Minnesota Grand Prix in the 400 IM with a time of 4:18.63 • swam in nine different solo events throughout the season• finished second in 200 back at Michigan State dual (10/9) • earned first varsity letter

High School: 2010 graduate of Elk River High School • swam with the Aquajets Swim Club under Coach Kate Lundsten • A NISCA All-American • named most valuable of her team • has competed nationally at the Junior Nationals, the Short-Course Nationals and the Speedo Series • all-conference and all-state honoree • a five-year letterwinner for Elk River High School • was fourth overall in the 200 IM (a school record), sixth in the 100 back (school record) and fifth with the 400 free relay (school record) at the 2008 Minnesota State High School Championships • won the 200 IM and finished second in the 100 back, the 400 free relay and the 200 medley relay • a two-time USA Swimming Academic All-American • enters her college career with a time of 4:20.07 in the 400 IM and 4:59.41 in the 500 free.

Personal: Born June 19, 1992 • daughter of Chris and Vicki Szews • has an older sister, Courtney, and a younger sister, Addie • majoring in sport management.

Szews' Top Times
Year Event Time
2010 50 free 23.94
2012 500 free 4:49.07
2011 1,000 free 10:01.02
2012 1,650 free 16:27.18
2011 200 back 2:01.07
2012 400 IM 4:16.92
2012 200 IM 2:08.99


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Minnesota Diving Wraps GT Invite


The University of Minnesota men's and women's diving teams wrapped competition at the 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the McAuley Aquatic Center with platform diving.

Zhou Highlights Day 2 at GT Invite


Yu Zhou picked up her second even win, topping the women's 3-meter field with a 369.00 on the second night of the Georgia Tech Invite.

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