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.”
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
Smith Seventh in Olympic 200 Breaststroke
The returning Gophers senior made a final in her first trip to the Olympic Games.
Smith Advances to 200 Breaststroke Final
The Canadian and only current Gopher competing in Rio will race for a medal on Thursday night.