Oct. 30, 2012
University of Minnesota diver Maggie Keefer was named the Big Ten Co-Diver of the Week Tuesday following the Gophers’ victory over Wisconsin last weekend. Keefer shares the honor with Ohio State’s Cheyenne Cousineau.
The honor is Keefer’s second of the season and seventh of her career.
The Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team has now earned at least one Big Ten Weekly Award for the fourth-straight week.
Keefer earned the league’s weekly honor by winning 1 meter diving with a score of 295.20, while also placing first on the 3 meter board with a mark of 313.05 to help the Gophers defeat the Badgers, 183-112, on Senior Day at the University Aquatic Center Friday.
US Nationals Start on Tuesday
Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Five Gophers Earn Academic All-America Honors
With five honorees named today, Minnesota now boasts a total of nine Academic All-Americans for the 2016-17 academic year.