Steenvoorden Wins Silver at World University Games
Steenvoorden won silver in the women's 1500m freestyle Saturday.

July 13, 2013

Former University of Minnesota swimmer Ashley Steenvoorden captured a silver medal in the women's 1500m freestyle Saturday at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia with a time of 16:07.89.

It marked the highest finish for the former Gopher at the Games and the highest finish for any Gopher at the event this year.

She advanced to the finals after posting a time of 16:28.94 in the preliminaries of the event Friday morning.

Fellow U.S. swimmer Stephanie Peacock won the women's 1500m freestyle with a new World University Games record time of 16:04.44.

 

 

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Fly Past Denver

Gophers Fly Past Denver

1/13/2018 - W. Swimming

Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving enjoyed their return to the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center with a pair of dual wins over Denver Saturday afternoon. Both squads...

Preview: Gophers Return Home Versus Denver

Preview: Gophers Return Home Versus Denver

1/11/2018 - W. Swimming

Minnesota swimming and diving return to the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center Saturday in a non-conference match up against Denver set to begin at noon.

Bacon Earns B1G Weekly Honors

Bacon Earns B1G Weekly Honors

1/10/2018 - W. Swimming

Minnesota sophomore Sarah Bacon earned her first career Big Ten Women’s Diver of the Week award, as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.

Get daily updates delivered to your inbox!

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics