The University of Minnesota Aquatic Center will bear the name of the late Jean Freeman (B.S. ’74), who swam for the Gophers as a student athlete from 1968 to 1972 and was the women’s head swimming and diving coach from 1973 until she retired in 2004. She coached two NCAA champions and 175 All-American athletes and was Big Ten Coach of the Year four times. Freeman died in 2010. The naming ceremony for the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center will be on December 6.
Photo: Jean Freeman, center, at the 2004 Big Ten championships