Tori Simenec  
Tori Simenec

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salem, Ore.

High School:
Sprague HS

Position:
Butterfly/Freestyle


07/10/2013

Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

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.

03/23/2013

Gophers Finish 10th at 2013 NCAA Championships

It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.

03/23/2013

NCAA Championships Day Three Prelim Results

Haley Spencer looks to earn her fourth-straight All-America honor in the 200 breast tonight.

11/22/2014

Day2 Gran Prix

Swimming

02/21/2014

Friday Finals

Women's Swimming Championships

2013-14 • Junior Season: Three-time All-American at the 2014 NCAA Championships, Simenec finished the 200 IM in 15th place, 19th place in the 100 fly, 6th in the 800 free relay, and 12th in the 400 free relay (3/20-3/22) • At the 2014 B1G Championships she placed 4th in the 100 fly, 12th in the 200 fly, 6th in the 200 IM, and 1st in the 800 free relay (2/19-2/22) • Finished 1st in the 400 IM and 4th in the 200 medley relay at the Minnesota Challenge (2/7-2/8) • At the Triple Dual, Simenec placed 3rd in the 200 free, 2nd in the 100 fly, 2nd in the 200 IM, and 1st in the 800 free relay (1/31-2/1) • Took home 3rd in the 100 fly, 3rd in the 200 free and 1st in the 200 IM (1/24-1/25) • Placed 1st in the 200 fly in Hawaii (1/11) • Finished 1st in the 100 fly,100 free, 800 free relay, 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay and 4th in the 400 free relay and 200 free relay at the 2013 Jean Freeman Invite (12/6-12/7) • Finished 1st in the 800 free relay and 2nd in the 200 IM at the Minneapolis Grand Prix (11/14-11/16) • Took home 1st in the 200 fly vs. Iowa (11/1) • Against Wisconsin, Simenec placed 3rd in the 100 free, 3rd in the 400 free relay, 2nd in the 200 fly, 2nd in the 200 IM, 3rd in the 400 medley relay, and 1st in the 800 free relay (10/18-10/19) • Vs. Michigan, Simenec finished 4th in the 200 medley relay, 2nd in the 200 free, 5th in the 200 breast and 2nd in the 200 IM (10/11) • Took 2nd in the 200 fly, 1st in the 200 IM and 3rd in the 200 medley relay (10/5).

2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Simenec placed 18th in the 200 IM, 9th in the 400 free relay and 8th in the 800 free relay at the 2013 NCAA Championships (3/21-3/23) • At the 2013 B1G Championships, Simenec placed 9th in the 200 fly, 6th in the 100 fly, 1st in the 200 IM, and 2nd in the 800 free relay (2/20-2/23) • Placed 1st in the 200 free, 200 IM and 3rd in the 200 free relay, 2nd in the 100 fly and 400 free relay at the Quad Duals (2/1-2/2) • Finished 1st in the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 IM and 3rd in the 200 medley relay at Hawaii (1/12) • Finished 2nd in the 400 IM and 100 Back at the Jean Freeman invite (11/30-12/1) • At the 2012 Minneapolis Grand Prix, Simenec placed 4th in the 100 Fly and 1st in the 400 Free Relay (11/9-11/11) • Took home three 1st place finishes in the Finished 200 Free, 200 IM, and the 400 Free Relay vs. Iowa (11/2) • Placed 3rd in the 200 Medley Relay, 1st in the 200 Fly and 1st in the 400 Free Relay against Wisconsin (10/26) • Claimed the title in the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 medley relay against Iowa State (10/12) • Notched first-place finishes in the 200 IM and as a member of the 400 free relay team, and also placed second in the 200 free, at Michigan (10/5).

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Earned two All-American Honors at the NCAA Championships as a member of the fourth place 400 free relay (3:15.88) and the fifth place 800 free relay (7:00.65) • also finished 20th in the 200 IM (1:58.14) and 31st in the 100 fly (53.51) at the NCAA's • earned three top times at the Big Ten Championships • placed third in the 200 IM (1:57.96 in prelims, 1:58.43 in finals) • placed ninth in the 100 fly (53.26) and 18th in the 200 fly (2:01.19) • also member of the second place 800 free relay and third place 400 free relay at the Big Ten Championships • won the 200 IM at the Minnesota Challenge (2:01.40) • placed second in the 100 fly (55.48) and 200 fly (2:01.52) at the Quad Duals • won the 200 fly (2:02.43) and placed second in the 100 fly (55.19) against Missouri • won the 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM and 200 medley relay at the Hawaii Dual• named Big Ten Freshman of the Week two times, (1/17 and 1/3) • named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (1/3) •letterwinner.

High School: A 2011 honor roll graduate of Sprague High School • competed for Bearcat Swim Club coached by Craig Charlson • USA Swimming All-American in 2010 and 2011 • swam in Australia for U.S. junior team in 2007 • U.S. Nationals competitor.

Personal: Born September 4, 1992 • daughter of Sue and Todd Simenec • majoring in psychology • racing in the 2008 Olympic Trials in front of 20,000 people is her greatest sports thrill • enjoys snowboarding and piano.

Simenec's Top Times:

Year

Event

Time

2013

100 Free

51.42

2012

200 Free

1:49.77

2014

100 Fly

52.92

2014

200 Fly

1:58.32

2012

200 IM

1:57.96

2013

200 Breast

2:25.26