Aquatics Hall of Fame

The Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame was started in 1984 and was the first individual sport Hall of Fame of its kind at the University of Minnesota. The Hall of Fame gives recognition to outstanding alums who have contributed to the University’s program.

1984 Inductees
Mary Jablonski
Dr. William W. Huesner
G. Robert Mowerson
Chris Curry
Terry Ganley Nieszner 
Craig Lincoln
Niels Thorpe

1985 Inductees
John Faricy
Jim Hill
Sam Hill
Lowell Marsh

1986 Inductees
Dorothy L. Sheppard
Bud Ericksen
Virgil Luken 
Dr. Walt Richardson
Dr. Steve Jackman

1987 Inductees
Bill Milota
Dr. John Bergman
Ray Hakomaki

1988 Inductees
Cindy Anderson
Marty Knight

1990 Inductees
Britta Wilk
“Chip” Peterson

1992 Inductees
Diane Wallner

1994 Inductees
Sue Roell
Art Griffith

1995 Inductees
Jodi Schirmers
Elyce Iwerks
Amy Volna
Dan Egeland

1996 Inductees
George Bledsoe

2003 Inductees

Del Cerney
Sean Quackenbush
Olga Splichalova
Kim Wilson

2005 Inductees
P.J. Bogart
Gretchen Hegener
Paul Nelsen

2006 Inductees
Art Downey
Jean Freeman

2007 Inductees
John Wendt

2013 Inductees
Laurie Nelson Davis
Jeff Hackler
Tanya Schuh Modelli
Bernie Zeruhn

2014 Inductees
Laura Herman Brooks
Paul Domer
Jenny Shaughnessy
Alex Massura

2015 Inductees
Stacy Busack
Justin Mortimer
Lynn Newton
Terry Silkaitis

2016 Inductees
Dan Croaston
Stacey Niedenfuer Crosby
Jillian Tyler
Martin Zielinski

MORE HEADLINES

Smith Shines at 17th FINA World Championships

7/31/2017

Gopher alumni Kierra Smith records three top five finishes at the 17th FINA World Championships.

Gophers Compete at Speedo Sectionals

7/25/2017

Gopher swimming brings home a handful of first place finishes at Speedo Sectionals.

Gophers Add Alicia Hicken-Franklin to Staff

7/20/2017

Former Gopher swimmer Alicia Hicken-Franklin joins coaching staff as Associate Head Coach for men's and women's swimming and diving.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics