Cale Berkoff
Cale  Berkoff

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Missoula, Mont.

High School:
Hellgate HS

Event:
Backstroke


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Freshman Season: At the Big Ten Championships, placed fifty-ninth in the 50-yard free (20.67), twentieth in the 200-yard back (1:44.64), and twenty-sixth in the 100-yard back (48.32). • finished seventh in the 100-yard back (50.65) and fifth in the 200-yard back (1:50.65) at the Triple Dual vs Northwestern and Purdue • placed fifth in the 100-yard back (50.90) and second in the 200-yard back (1:50.99) against Denver • took sixth in the 100-yard back (52.04) and fifth in the 200-yard back (1:54.29) vs. Hawai'i and Drury • finished fourth in the 100-yard back (49.96) and fifth in the 200-yard back (1:48.42) at the Minnesota Invitational • placed fourth in the 100-yard back (51.18) and sixth in the 200-yard back (1:51.69) against the University of Iowa • took sixth in the 100-yard back (53.23), eighth in the 50-yard free (22.03), and third in the 200-yard back (1:53.22) against Florida State.

High School: 2017 graduate of Hellgate High School  • coached by Helen Houlihan  four-time letterwinner in swimming • Model United Nation's Distinguished delegate • four-time All-City, All-Area and All-State honoree • 2017 NISCA All-American • four-time Montana state champion with Hellgate HS, also setting team record for points scored at a state championship junior year • member of Missoula Aquatic Club • 2015 Montana Swimmer of the Year. 

Personal: Born March 15, 1999 • son of Shirley Gustafson and Dave Berkoff • has one sibling: Katharine • father, Dave, swam at Harvard from 1984-1987 and 1989 as well as a professional swimmer from 1990-1992 • enjoys hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, camping and fishing • ran track in middle school • plans to major in chemistry or chemical engineering. 

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
50 free 20.67 2/22/2018
100 back 48.32 2/23/2018
200 back 1:50.65 1/27/2018

 

 

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Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

4/3/2018 - M. Swimming

2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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