Stacey Swatek
Stacey  Swatek

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

High School:
Wisconsin Dells HS

Birthdate:
06/23/1993

Experience:
2 Letters


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

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

12/13/2015

Gophers Hand Out 2015 Team Awards

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

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

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

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

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

12/09/2015

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.

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Both programs were among the best in the Big Ten with the women pacing the conference and the men ranking second.

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