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.
Minnesota has 39 team points to sit in 18th place
Derek Toomey will compete in the Championships Finals of the 50 free.
Minnesota sits in 11th place following the first day of competition at the NCAA Championships
Career Notes: Four time All-American.
2012-13 Senior Season:Finished third in the 100 free and fifth in the 200 free vs Iowa (11/2) swam in the winning 400 free relay as well as placing second in the 100 free and fourth in the 200 free against Wisconsin (10/26) competed in the 200 free and had the third-fastest time as a member of the 400 free relay at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Junior Season: Earned three All-American Honors at the NCAA Championships part of the 12th place 200 free relay team member of the 13th place 400 free relay member of the 16th place 800 free relay placed in five events at the Big Ten Championships while establishing top times in the 50, 100 and 200 free placed third in the 400 and 800 free relay came in fifth in the 200 free relay finished eighth in the 200 free placed 10th in the 100 free Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2010-11 Sophomore Season: Scored at the Big Ten Championships with a 16th-place finish in the 200 free led off the fourth-place 800 free relay also finished 31st in the 100 free Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2009-10 Freshman Season: Joined the Gophers in January for the winter training trip earned a spot on the NCAA roster as part of the 800 free relay earned All-America honors with the relay's 11th-place finish reached championship final of the 200 freestyle where he placed eighth in 1:37.61 also placed 20th in the 100 freestyle and 38th in the 50 free made first performance for the Gophers against Hawaii where he placed third in the 100 free competed at the Minnesota Challenge and in the Big Ten Triple Duals letterwinner.
International: Member of the Croatian National Team competed at the 2008 European Short Course Championships as a 17-year old competed at the European Junior Championships swims for HAPK Mladost where 13-time Gopher All-American Igor Cerensek trains and coaches a 2009 graduate of Sportska Gymnasium.
Personal:Born April 27, 1991 son of Darko and Biserka Capan has one brother, Ivan majoring in business and marketing education.
Capan's Top Times:
50 free 20.13 2/24/12
100 free 43.82 2/25/12
200 free 1:36.17 2/24/12
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away
Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.
LeBlang Takes Learned Leadership to Next Season
Junior diver Alan LeBlang discusses his leadership role for the upcoming season with GopherSports.com.