Toomey and Bushman will lead the team in 2013-14.
The Gophers qualified seven swimmers to Friday night's finals
Minnesota has 247 team points heading into Saturday's finals
Minnesota sits in fourth with 54 team points
Minnesota will open competition at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on Wednesday night.
2013-14 Senior Season:Co-Captain At the 2013 Arena Grand Prix, Luke finished sixth in the 400 IM, ninth in the 200 fly and third in the 400 medley relay (11/14-11/16) 100 back took sixth, first in the 200 back and first in the 400 IM vs. Iowa (11/1) Took first in 200 IM, second in the 200 back and fifth in 400 IM against Wisconsin (10/18-10/19) 200 fly time took fourth and 200 medley relay team placed third in the dual meet against Arizona State (10/5).
2012-13 Junior Season: Letter winner contributed 54 total points to the team in season duals had 7.5 points in the Big Ten Championships 400 medley relay team had a first-place finish against North Dakota (1/25) as a member of the 200 medley relay team, he took first against Hawaii, individually he won the 100 back, 200 back, and 200 IM (1/12) placed first overall in the 400 IM and fifth in the 200 fly, he also took fourth overall in the 200 back at the 2012 Grand Prix (11/9-11/12).
2009-10 Penn State: Captured eight individual wins during inaugural campaign, winning five in the 200 butterfly, two in the 400 IM and one in the 1,000 freestyle qualified for the B Finals of the Big Ten Championships in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:48.22, finishing 13th with an NCAA B time of 1:47.80 in the finals member of school-record 800 freestyle relay (6:28.11) that finished fifth at Big Tens won the 200 butterfly against St. Bonaventure, Buffalo, West Virginia, Virginia and Pittsburgh/Maryland posted wins at Pittsburgh/Maryland and vs. West Virginia in the 400 IM swam season-best time of 3:58.18 at Big Tens in the 400 IM posted a 4:31.10 mark in the 500 freestyle at Big Tens, a season best time won the 1,000 freestyle at St. Bonaventure in only appearance in the event.
High School: Three-time Wisconsin Male Senior Swimmer of the Year two-time USA Academic All-American six-time Y-National Champion (200 fly, 200 back, 400 IM, 1,000 free, ) twenty-two-time Wisconsin USA Swimming champion two-time Lowell Jorgenson Award recipient for YMCA squad Wisconsin USA record holder in six events.
Personal: Born October 25, 1990 in Duluth, Minn. to Douglas and JoAnn Bushman has siblings Chara, Alicia, Tom, John and Theresa majoring in psychology.
Bushman Top Times:
200 Free 1:43.96 2/8/13
200 Back 1:48.71 2013 B1G Championships
200 Fly 1:46.94 2013 Arena Grand Prix
200 IM 1:50.61 2013 B1G Championships
400 IM 3:49.90 2013 Arena Grand Prix
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.