Hrvoje Capan  
Hrvoje Capan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zagreb, Croatia

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 180

Position:
Freestyle


03/30/2013

Gophers Finish 18th at 2013 NCAA Championships

Minnesota's 18th-place finish was an improvement of six spots from last season.

03/30/2013

NCAA Championships Day Three Prelim Results

Toomey advances to finals in the 100 free and as a member of the 400 free relay.

03/29/2013

Gophers Complete Day Two of NCAA Championships

Minnesota has 39 team points to sit in 18th place

03/28/2013

NCAA Championships Day One Prelim Results

Derek Toomey will compete in the Championships Finals of the 50 free.

03/28/2013

Toomey Places Third in 50 Free at NCAA Championships

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