Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics
Minnesota's 18th-place finish was an improvement of six spots from last season.
Toomey advances to finals in the 100 free and as a member of the 400 free relay.
The three-day event will run from March 28-30 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
Junior captain Derek Toomey will lead the squad at the event.
Career Notes: Holds the fifth-best time at Minnesota in the 200 breast (1:56.65).
2012-13 Senior Season: Placed third in the 100 breast, fourth in the 200 breast and was a member of the 200 medley relay at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Junior Season: Swam new top times in the 100 breast and 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships placed third in the 200 breast (1:56.65) finished seventh in the 100 breast (53.72) member of the fifth place 400 medley relay team won the 100 breast in four different meets won the 200 breast six different times throughout the season Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2010-11 Sophomore Season: Placed seventh in the 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships (1:58.55) placed 11th in the 100 breast (54.11) won the 200 breast against Hawaii won the 100 breast against Missouri won the 200 breast at the Minnesota Challenge finished fifth in the 100 breast and seventh in the 200 breast at the Georgia Invitational placed sixth in the 100 and ninth in the 200 breast at the Minnesota Challenge Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2009-10 Freshman Season: One of the Gophers' top breaststrokers as a freshman made the Big Ten Championships travel roster just missed the consolation final of the 100 breaststroke and went on to place 18th in 55.68 took 21st in the 200 breast in 2:02.25 won his first career collegiate event at Missouri with a victory in the 100 breaststroke finaled in the 100 breast at the USA Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix finished second in the 200 breast at the Big Ten Triple Duals with Wisconsin and Purdue letterwinner.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Wausau East High School in Wausau, Wis. five-time NISCA All-American Wisconsin state champion in the 100 breast his senior year also a two-time state champion in the 200 medley relay Senior Nationals qualifier competed at the 2009 U.S. Open in the 100 and 200 breaststroke finished third in the 200 breaststroke and fourth in the 100 breast at the Minnesota Grand Prix at University Aquatic Center in 2008 competed for Wausau Tide under head coach Abby Dunham, which also featured current Gopher teammates Rob Schnitzler and David Hawker.
Personal: Born April 12, 1991 majoring in health and wellness son of Mark and May Hall has a sister, Jaimee, and a brother Jason enjoys disc golf.
Hall's Top Times:
100 breast 53.72 2/24/12
200 breast 1:56.65 2/25/12
Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee:
What community service projects have you been involved in this year?
Hope Kids, Camp Odean
Are you a SAAC representative? If so, for how many years?
Yes, this is my second year.
Are you on any of the SAAC committees? If so, which one(s)?
Social, Thank U
How many Maroon Madness events have you attended this year?
Are you involved in any clubs/committees outside of athletics?
Chess Club / Cribbage Club
Is there anything else you would like us/the public to know about you?
I'm very romantic
Gophers Close 2016 Minnesota Challenge
The Golden Gophers tallied 35 personal records over the three-session meet.
Gophers Open Minnesota Challenge
Minnesota recorded 10 personal bests and three wins on Friday night at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
Gophers to Host Minnesota Challenge
The Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center will host the 2016 Minnesota Challenge this Friday and Saturday.