In her senior season, Eggers finished ninth in the 50 free at the Minnesota State High School State Championships last week. Eggers also placed 12th in the 100 free. Coached by Jim Ertl, Eggers is the team captain for Rosemount High School in her final season.
“Alison is very athletic,” Kremer and Nieszner said. “She is relatively new to the sport of swimming, but she has the athletic ability to adapt and make changes quickly in the water. We are very excited about the person and student that Alison is, and we are equally excited about the swimmer that Alison is developing into. We look forward to helping her continue this development with the Golden Gophers, and we are proud to have another Minnesota student athlete wanting to stay at close to home and represent her State’s flagship school.”
Training Change Pays off for Waddell
The South Dakota native became Minnesota's third Big Ten Freshman of the Year after a prolific conference meet.
Gophers Fourth at B1G as Zhou, Waddell Honored
Minnesota placed fourth at the conference meet and claimed the Big Ten Diver of the Championships and Freshman of the Year awards.
Saturday B1G Prelims
Minnesota will have competitors in every "A" final of the conference meet's last session.