Kristoffer Jorgensen
Kristoffer  Jorgensen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bergen, Norway

High School:
Danielsen VGS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 145

Position:
Diving


07/18/2012

Minnesota Receives CSCAA Scholar All-American Awards

Four gophers named to the Scholar All-American Team

03/28/2012

Gophers Earn 67 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Spots

Minnesota student-athletes well represented on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

03/24/2012

Gophers' 800 Free Relay Earns All-America Honors

The squad finished 16th in the finals with a time of 6:30.18.

03/22/2012

Minnesota's 200 Freestyle Relay Advances to Thursday's Finals

The Gopher relay team will compete tonight at 9:00 p.m. CT in the B final.

03/14/2012

Eight Gopher Men Make NCAA Championships Field

The NCAA Championships will take place March 22-24 in Seattle, Wash.

CAREER NOTES:
2012 Big Ten Champion in platform diving • holds the record at Minnesota on platform with a score of 430.65 • ranks second all-time at Minnesota from the 1-meter board (393.50) • ranks third all-time from the 3-meter board (414.15).

2011-12 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Competed at the NCAA Championships • finished 19th in platform, 25th in 1-meter, 26th in 3-meter • finished third in platform, fifth in 3-meter and seventh in 1-meter at NCAA Zone Diving • Big Ten Champion in platform diving (430.65) • holds the University of Minnesota school record in platform • named Co-Diver of the Championships • also placed sixth in 3-meter (379.95) • finished 10th in 1-meter (338.90) • named Big Ten Diver of the Week after astrong performance at the Minnesota Challenge • won on the 1-meter board (393.50) • also won 3-meter diving • won on the platform (348.30) at the Triple Duals • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

2010-11 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Big Ten runner-up in platform (407.10) • briefly held the school record in 3-meter (414.15) after winning the consolation final • finished second from both boards against Wisconsin • runner-up in 1-meter against Iowa • won on the 3-meter board against North Carolina • finished third in 1-meter at the Georgia Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

2009-10 • FRESHMAN SEASON:

Became Minnesota's first freshman diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships since 1993 • finished 21st on the platform, 30th on the 3-meter and 30th on the 1-meter at the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio • qualified at the NCAA Zone D Championships in College Station, Texas where he placed fourth on the platform, seventh on the 1-meter and 11th on the 3-meter • huge point scorer at the Big Ten Championships, scoring in all three diving events • best finish was on the 1-meter board where he took seventh with a score of 343.50 • also finaled on the platform with an eighth-place finish • took 11th on the 3-meter at Big Tens • won the 3-meter at Wisconsin in the triple dual meet • came on strong at the end of the regular season, sweeping the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the Minnesota Challenge • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.

INTERNATIONAL:
Competed for Bergen Stupekhubb • member of the Norwegian National Team for the last two years • competed at the 2009 Speedo USA Diving Spring Nationals, finishing a strong eighth on the 10-meter platform and 16th on the 3-meter • competed at the 2008 FINA Grand Prix in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., finishing fourth in the 10-meter platform synchronized event and 26th on the 10-meter platform • placed eighth on the 10-meter synchro at the 2008 European Championships • 2008 graduate of Danielsen VGS.

PERSONAL:
Plans to major in psychology • son of Betsy Bokn and Kolbein Jorgensen • has four siblings • born August 7, 1988.

Jorgensen's Top Scores:
1-meter 393.50 2/4/12
3-meter 414.15 2/25/11
Platform 430.65 3/26/12

MORE HEADLINES

US Nationals Start on Tuesday

6/26/2017

Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.

Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition

6/21/2017

Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.

Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away

6/14/2017

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.

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