Honors & Awards
- 12th at Speedo Junior Nationals (200 Fly, 2018)
- Four-Time Ohio State Qualifier
- USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
Maggie Berning comes to Nebraska poised to help the Huskers in the middle distance freestyle and butterfly events. Berning finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2018 Ohio State championships, and added a seventh-place showing in the 200 free. She added an impressive 12th-place finish in the 200-meter butterfly at the 2018 Speedo Long Course Junior National Championships.
Berning joined the Huskers after setting a pair of Fairmont High School records in two events. She was a three-time winner of Fairmont’s most valuable swimmer award and a four-time letterwinner. Berning was a three-time winner of the South West Classic in the 200 butterfly and the meet record holder. The four-time Ohio state qualifier was also a two-time TYR Pro finals qualifier. She was an All-Ohio selection in the 100 fly, 200 free and 500 free. Berning earned a Fairmont Scholar-Athlete award and was named to the Fairmont Honor Roll. Berning was also a team record holder in the 200 fly, 1,500 free and 1,650 free for the Dayton Raiders. She was a club teammate of 2018-19 Husker sophomore Mira Rhodes with the Dayton Raiders.
The daughter of Krista and Mike Berning, Maggie was born Oct. 27, 1999 in Kettering, Ohio. Maggie has a brother, Kristian. Maggie is majoring in environmental studies.