Stacey Swatek
Stacey  Swatek

RS Senior

Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

High School:
Wisconsin Dells HS


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Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.


Gophers Hand Out 2015 Team Awards

Minnesota held its annual season-ending banquet and presented the team awards on Sunday


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Fourteen Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Liz Berkholtz leads Minnesota as a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree

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2015 • Redshirt Senior Season: Named Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran five races • ran a career-best 21:32.9 to lead the Gophers and place 14th overall in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • finished 64th overall at the Big Ten Championship as the ninth Gopher in 21:40.7 • placed 67th overall at the Griak Invitational (22:57.4) as the sixth Gopher • placed seventh on the team and 106th overall at the Greater Louisville Classic 5K in 18:10.52 • finished 10th on the team at the season-opening Oz Memorial (23:08.0) • served as an alternate at the NCAA Midwest Regional and NCAA Championship.

2014 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran six races • placed among the top four Gophers at four meets • ran a career-best 22:16.9 as the second Gopher in fourth overall at Jack's Run • led the Gophers and finished sixth overall at Rocky's Run (23:54) • finished 18th overall and fourth on the team at the Oz Memorial 6K in 23:45.8 • was the 10th Gopher at the Griak Invitational in 23:46.8 • placed 17th overall and finished 10th for Minnesota at the SDSU Classic 5K in 18:46.85 • ran a 22:33 as the fourth Gopher in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 70th overall.

2013 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Raced in six meets • posted consecutive career-best times at four-straight meets beginning with the Griak Invitational (23:16.0, 21st Gopher), the Blugold Invitational (23:05.0, 10th Gopher), Neubauer Invitational (23:01.7, sixth Gopher) and Jack's Run (22:53.4, seventh Gopher) • took almost an entire minute off her time in the first two meets of the season from the Oz Memorial (24:15.7) to the Griak • finished 12th on the team at Rocky's Run (24:20).

2012 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Season-best time was 23:43.05 at the Blugold Invitational, where she finished 62nd • competed at six meets overall.

2011 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Wisconsin Dells High School • high school coaches were Dean Knetter and Troy Nelson • four year letterwinner in cross country • first team all-conference all four years • team captain and MVP honors as a senior • also participated in track & field and swimming • lettered twice in swimming • member of the Central Wisconsin Wavemakers swim team • scholar athlete award recipient.

Personal: Born June 23, 1993 • completed her undergraduate degree in kinesiology and enrolled in Applied Kinesiology Master's of Education program • daughter of Tom and Catherine Swatek • mother was an All-American in track at UW-Stevens Point • has one sister named Allie • enjoys summer, swimming, being outside and playing sports.


Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday


The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Gophers to Host Jack's Run


Join members of the Gopher women's cross country team at Jack's Twilight Run, an open six kilometer race, on Friday.

Werking Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invite


Sarah Werking, Ally Smith, Paige Peschel, Kelli Schmidt, and Sarah Klecker led Minnesota Saturday morning.

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