Women's Swimming

Kjirsten Magnuson
Kjirsten Magnuson


Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

High School:
Gonzaga Preparatory School


Sprint Freestyle/Backstroke


Lions Shine in Malibu

LMU won eight races at the Malibu Invitational over the weekend.


Lions Look Strong in First Competitive Competition

LMU won six events on Saturday at the PCSC Relays.


Championships Honors at 9th Annual Iggys

Conference titles by men's soccer and women's water polo highlight 2014 Lions Athletic Fund Iggy Awards on Thursday Night.


Fifteen LMU Swimmers Named MPSF All-Academic

LMU's 15 All-Academic selections were the second-most in the MPSF.


Five Lions Earn All-MPSF Honors

Kjirsten Magnuson earns First Team selection for 100 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle record swims.


Interview Prior to University of San Diego Trip

Kjirsten Magnuson and the Lions will head to San Diego this Saturday.


Women's Swimming Swims Against Men's Basketball

The LMU swimming team swam against the LMU men's basketball in friendly competition.


2014 Iggy Awards

2014 Iggy Awards from the Los Angeles Marriott on May 1, 2014


Women's Swimming Intrasquad - September 28, 2013

This meet determined LMU's automatic travel squad for the upcoming Alaska - Fairbanks trip.

Kjirsten Magnuson is in her third season with LMU swimming...

2012-13... after a strong freshman year cut short by mononucleous, rebounded to become LMU's most versatile sprinter by placing sixth at the MPSF Championships in the 100 backstroke and earning second team All-Conference honors... also placed 13th in the 50 freestyle and 19th in the 100 freestyle... swam the butterfly leg on LMU's 200 medley relay that shattered the previous program record by almost two seconds... MPSF Academic All-Conference selection... was one of LMU's top scorers in dual meet competitions, placing top three in four different sprint events against UCSD, CSUB Cal Baptist and UC Davis... won the team's "Rossi" award for her hard work in the weight room...

2011-12... swam a season best 23.43 in the 50 freestyle... her time places her fifth in the top-10 in LMU history... same a season best 51.53 in the 100 freestyle... 51.53 is seventh best in LMU history... swam a season best 1:55.21 in the 200 freestyle... swam a season best 57.74 in the 100 backstroke... swam a season best 58.39 in the 100 butterfly...

A 2011 graduate of Gonzaga Preparatory School... a four-year varsity letterwinner under coach Bob Wood... named Team Captain as a junior and senior... set a state record with a mark of 23.47 in the 50 freestyle... also set the state record in the 100 freestyle, swimming a 51.28... a seven-time State Champion... named Scholastic All-American in each of her final three years... North Idaho Female Swimmer of the Year as a senior... also competed in track and field...

Kjirsten Anne Magnuson was born on July 7, 1993 in Kansas City, Mo... parents are Michele and Scott Magnuson... has one brother, Samuel... chose LMU because of the great team and coach, community feel, location, campus, and Jesuit affiliation... a natural science major.

Best Collegiate Times
50 Freestyle 23.43
100 Freestyle
100 Backstroke
100 Butterfly


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