Four gophers named to the Scholar All-American Team
List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent
Student-Athletes Log More Than 12,000 Volunteer Hours during 2011-12
Both teams were named team of the year, coach of the year and top athlete
Minnesota posted eight NCAA "B" qualifying times and two NCAA zone qualifying marks, giving them 116 points.
2011-12 SENIOR SEASON:
Earned season-best times at the Big Ten Championships placed 24th in the 50 free (20.65) finished 27th in the 100 free (44.71) finished 65th in the 200 free (1:42.38) swam in four races at the Minnesota Challenge member of the second place 200 free relay placed 11th in the 50 free took 14th in the 100 free fininshed 22nd in the 200 free Received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2012 Golden Glodys letterwinner.
2010-11 JUNIOR SEASON:
Made the Big Ten Championships roster finished tied for 18th in the 50 free finished 21st in the 100 free Academic All-Big Ten.
AT NORTH DAKOTA:
Finished his Sioux career ranked third all-time in 50 free at North Dakota competed in 2010 Conference USA Championships in the 50 free finals made consolation final in 100 free made consolation finals in 50 and 100 free at C-USA Championships as a freshman.
A 2008 graduate of Fergus Falls High School high school coaches were Tom Uvaas and Joyce Monk two-time Minnesota state champion on relays finished third in the 50 and 100 free as a senior named section swimmer of the year as a senior state swimmer of the year nominee 2008 NISCA All-American five-year letterwinner also lettered four times in choir and band was an `A' honor roll student.
Sport management major son of Mitch and Tammy Jobe has a brother, Kristopher enjoys camping and traveling born May 26, 1990.
Jobe's Top Times:
50 free 20.14 2/24/11
100 free 44.40 2/26/11
200 free 1:42.38 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.