Maggie Keefer Honored As Diver of the Week
Maggie Keefer earned her third diving competition sweep in a row for this season
 
Maggie Keefer earned her third diving competition sweep in a row for this season

Nov. 12, 2013

For the second week in a row and fourth time this season, senior Maggie Keefer was named Diver of the Week recognized by the Big Ten Conference. The announcement which came on Tuesday, Nov. 12 followed the University of Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team victory over the University of North Dakota on Nov. 9. The 179-114 win proceeded as the fifth win of the season for the Gophers and secured their undefeated record for another week.

Keefer, a Stillwater native, aided the Gophers in their consecutive victory by sweeping all competition in the diving well. By winning both the three-meter and one-meter events, Keefer earned her third dual-meet sweep of the season in a row; she also had a two-event winning title against Wisconsin and Iowa. In the North Dakota dual she scored a 300.40 in the one-meter and a 342.85 in the three-meter. Both scores were NCAA Zone Diving Standard qualifiers.

Maggie Keefer now adds her 14th career Diver of the Week accolade from the Big Ten over the course of her diving career at Minnesota.

Minnesota is next set to compete in the USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix. The meet starts on Thursday, Nov. 14 and runs until Saturday, Nov. 16. Minnesota's own University Aquatic Center is hosting the event. For more information on the Grand Prix visit USASwimming.org.


 

 

MORE HEADLINES

Road to Rio: Olympics Chat Part I

5/24/2016

Coaches Kremer, Ganley and Purdy talked with GopherSports.com about past and current Olympics connections.

Smith's Road to Rio Continues

5/3/2016

The Olympics qualifier continues to train at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.

Minnesota Wraps Season with Banquet

4/26/2016

Matt Barnard and Brooke Zeiger were named team MVPs for Minnesota's 2015-16 season.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics