June 30, 2012
Recent Minnesota graduate Ashley Steenvoorden was the Gophers' top finisher in Saturday's preliminaries of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, as she placed 14th overall in the 800-meter freestyle with a time of 8:39.52 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb.
Tomorrow morning's preliminary schedule includes the 50-meter freestyle, while the evening will include semifinals of the event, as well as the finals of the 200-meter backstroke and 800-meter freestyle.
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.