Josh Hall  
Josh Hall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wausau, Wis.

High School:
Wausau East HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
Breaststroke


04/15/2013

Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics

03/30/2013

Gophers Finish 18th at 2013 NCAA Championships

Minnesota's 18th-place finish was an improvement of six spots from last season.

03/30/2013

NCAA Championships Day Three Prelim Results

Toomey advances to finals in the 100 free and as a member of the 400 free relay.

03/27/2013

Gopher Men Set for NCAA Championships

The three-day event will run from March 28-30 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.

03/13/2013

Eight Gophers Qualify for 2013 NCAA Championships

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?

Four

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