A native of Cheyenne, Wyo.,
Janine Etchepare was a 26-time All-American, which ranks second all-time
at UND behind only her teammate Marion Warner's 28.
Etchepare won an
NCAA Division II championship in the 50 freestyle in 1990 and was also a
member of four national championship relay teams in her career,
including the 200-medley relay squad that set an NCAA DII record in
At the conference level, Etchepare was a four-time winner in the
50 and 100 freestyle events at the North Central Conference Championship
and was also a four-time winner in the 400 freestyle relay. She set
several UND and NCC records during her career and helped lead the
Fighting Sioux to an NCC team championship in each of her four years.
the classroom, Etchepare was a two-time Academic All-American, earning
first-team honors as a senior and second-team honors as a junior. She
was a four-time member of the College Swim Coaches All-Academic team and
a two-time selection to the NCC Academic At-Large team.