Minnesota's 18th-place finish was an improvement of six spots from last season.
Toomey advances to finals in the 100 free and as a member of the 400 free relay.
Jared Anderson will swin in the B Final of the 100 breaststroke.
The three-day event will run from March 28-30 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
Junior captain Derek Toomey will lead the squad at the event.
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Finished third in the 200 breast vs Iowa (11/2) placed second in both the 100 breast and 200 breast against Wisconsin (10/26) competed in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and as a member of the 200 medley relay at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Freshman Season: Established three top times at the Big Ten Championships placed ninth in the 100 breast (54.18) placed 11th in the 200 breast after earning a top time in the preliminaries (1:58.04) finished in 37th in the 200 IM (1:51.64) member of the second place 400 medley relay at the Minnesota Challenge also placed fifth in the 200 fly finished second in the 200 breast and third in the 100 breast at the Hawaii dual letterwinner.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Edina High School high school coaches were Art Downey and Scott Johnson 2011 Minnesota State Champion in the 50 free with a time of 20.88 and 100 breast with a time of 55.44 2011 conference champion in 200 IM and 100 breast holds Minnesota state record for 100 breast with a time of 55.44 earned All-American honors with MSHL Academic All-American with USA Swimming and MSHL Junior Nationalist finishing eighth in 100 & 200 breast Competed in Junior Nationalist 200 & 400 IM.
Personal: Son of David and Lisa Cartwright has two sisters, Emily and Lily majoring in mechanical engineering.
Cartwright's Top Times:
100 breast 54.18 2/24/12
200 breast 1:58.04 2/25/12
200 IM 1:51.64 2/24/12
800 Free Relay Opens NCAA Championships
Minnesota will compete in four events, including two relays, on Thursday in Indianapolis.
NCAA Championships Start Wednesday Night
Minnesota brings six individuals and five relays to Indianapolis for the final meet of the season.
Gophers Revive Relay Tradition
Minnesota's relays have improved over the past two years, and all five will compete this week in Indianapolis.