For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.
Minnesota concluded the Championships with 378 team points .
The Gophers qualified six swimmers for the Saturday night's finals
The Gophers qualified seven swimmers to Friday night's finals
Minnesota has 247 team points heading into Saturday's finals
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Had three top times at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 fly, 200 IM, and the 400 IM (2/27-3/1) received third in the 200 free at the MN Challenge (2/8) had three second-places finishes in the 200 fly, 200 IM, and 400 IM at the triple duals in Wisconsin (2/1-2) completed with a second-place spot in the 200 free in the North Dakota victory (1/25) in the Hawaii dual he took second in the 1000 free (1/12) earned a top time in the 200 free with a second-place finish at the Jean Freeman Invitational (11/30/12) finished third in the 200 IM at the Grand Prix (11/10/12) claimed fourth in the 200 fly and had a first-place win in the 200 IM against the Iowa dual (11/2/12) took second in both the 200 fly and 400 IM while also earning fifth in the 200 medley relay against Wisconsin (10/26/12) placed fourth in both the 200 and 100 fly at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Freshman Season: Competed at the Big Ten Championships established three top times in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 fly placed 21st in the 400 IM (3:55.88) also placed 21st in the 200 fly (1:48.68) finished 35th in the 200 IM (1:51.33) performed strong at the Minnesota Challenge won the 200 fly won the 400 IM came in second in the 200 IM letterwinner.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Loveland High School swam for Loveland Swim Club under Jim Nickell placed third at State in the 200 IM competed in the 100 butterfly at the State meet as senior & 500 freestyle as sophomore and freshman earned CHSAA All-American honors competed at the men's Junior Nationals in the 200 butterfly, 200 IM and 400 IM
Personal: Majoring in accounting son of Steve and Lori Hatanka enjoys biking, snowboarding, water skiing, and wake surfing most memorable sports thrill was competing at the Olympic Trials with his club team (Loveland Swim Club).
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