Four gophers named to the Scholar All-American Team
Minnesota student-athletes well represented on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams
The squad finished 16th in the finals with a time of 6:30.18.
The Gopher relay team will compete tonight at 9:00 p.m. CT in the B final.
The NCAA Championships will take place March 22-24 in Seattle, Wash.
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.
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.
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
US Nationals Start on Tuesday
Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.
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.