July 18, 2012
The Minnesota women's swimming and diving team received Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America this week. Six Gophers received Scholar All-American awards while five received Scholar All-American Honorable Mention honors.
To qualify for the Scholar All-America team, an athlete must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and qualify for the national championships. In addition to these six individuals meeting criteria, Minnesota also received the Team Scholar All-American Award. This honor is presented to teams achieving a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 during both semesters.
Among the individual Scholar All-American list includes senior and nine-time All-American Ashley Steenvoorden, as well as diving All-American Maggie Keefer. A complete list of Minnesota's award recipients follows below.
Zeiger Breaks 400 IM in Winter Nationals Win
The Gophers took part in two separate meets on Friday, with the Jean K. Freeman Invite starting in Minneapolis.
Gophers Win Third Relay of Winter Nationals
Minnesota is 3-for-3 on relay gold in the first two days of the meet in Atlanta.
Gophers Win Two Relays at Winter Nationals
Minnesota's women started the meet in Atlanta by winning both relays of the Wednesday evening session.