Jack Tribble
Jack  Tribble

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belvidere, Ill.

High School:
Boylan HS

Event:
Backstroke/IM


07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

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2016-17 Senior Season: Outstanding student-athlete award recipient • earned a 1:52.76 in the 200-yard back against Iowa • finished in 4:12.71 during the 400-yard IM at the Minnesota Invitational • placed second in the 200-yard back with a 1:48.03 at the Jean Freeman Invitational.

2015-16 Junior Season: Tallied 11 top-five finishes during the regular season • Won the 200 back at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • Took first in the 100 back in Minnesota’s win at North Dakota.  

2014-15 Sophomore Season:
At the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Tribble finished 36th in the 200 back, 41st in the 400 IM and 43rd in the 500 free (2/26-2/28) • Took 8th in the 200 free at the annual Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • Finished 10th in the 200 back, 11th in the 200 IM and 12th in the 400 IM against Purdue and Northwestern (1/30-1/31) • Competed in the Hawaii dual (1/7) • At the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Tribble took 3rd in the 100 back, 6th in the 200 free, 26th in the 50 free and 30th in the 100 fly (12/5-12/6) • Placed 11th in the 200 back, 29th in the 400 IM and 37th in the 500 free during the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis (11/20-11/22) • Finished 7th in the 200 back and 8th in the 100 back (11/8) • Took 5th in the 200 back against Iowa (10/31) • Claimed 3rd in the 1000 free vs. North Dakota (10/24) • Against Wisconsin, Tribble finished 4th in the 200 back and 8th in the 100 back (10/17) • Placed 5th in the 100 back and 4th in the 200 back at Arizona State (10/4).

2013-2014 Freshman Season: 
First-year letterwinner • Placed 14th in the 200 back (1:45.92), finished 31st in the 400 IM (3:59.99), and finished 36th in the 500 free (4:37.35) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/27-03/01) • Placed 18th in the 200 free (1:46.50) and 8th in the 400 IM (4:11.72) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/08) • Placed 8th in the 200 back (1:51.82), 9th in the 400 IM (4:12.07), 12th in the 200 IM (1:58.93), and 8th in the 200 free (1:42.86) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01) • Placed 6th in the 200 back (1:51.89), 7th in the 200 IM (1:57.89), and 9th in the 100 back (52.75) vs. NC State (01/24) • Placed 20th in the 200 breast (2:20.19), finished 31st in the 100 free (48.74), completed the 100 back in a time of 53.26, the 200 free in 1:43.91, and the 50 free with a time of 23.03 at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07) • Placed 6th in the 200 back (1:47.83), 7th in the 100 back (51.30), and 4th in the 400 IM (4:03.77) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16).

High School:
Graduate of Baylon Central Catholic High School (2013) • swam for high school team under instruction of Brian McGuire • four-time letter winner in swimming and diving • All-Conference Most Valuable Player from 2010-2013 • received All-State honorable mention from 2012-2013 • Advanced-Placement scholar with distinction • high school Salutatorian • received All-American scholastic honors for USA swimming • member of the Rockford Marlins Swim Club • enters his freshman season with times of 3:59.85 in the 400 IM, 50.87 in the 100 back, and 1:49.25 in the 200 back.

Personal: Born January 10, 1995 • son of Kevin and Christine Tribble • has three older siblings, sister Katie and twin brothers Ken and Kurt • enjoys playing pick-up volleyball and watching scary movies • lists most memorable sports thrill as winning the Illinois age group championships in the 200m IM when he was 14 • plans to major in biology.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
500 free 4:27.35 02/27/2014
100 back 50.56 02/26/2016
200 back 1:45.92 03/01/2014

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