Ryan Miksch  
Ryan Miksch

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Columbus, Neb.

High School:
Scotus Central Catholic

Position:
Freestyle


02/26/2013

No. 14 Gophers Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

Minnesota will open competition at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on Wednesday night.

10/30/2012

Gopher Profile: Freshman Ryan Miksch

Gophersports.com gets to know Nebraska native Ryan Miksch

10/12/2012

Minnesota's Gold Defeats Maroon In Intrasquad Meet

The Gophers had a strong showing at home on Friday

10/06/2012

Gophers Participate in Michigan's Water Carnival

Minnesota won three events at Canham Natatorium Saturday.

10/05/2012

Gopher Men Fall on the Road at Michigan

The Gophers fell, 170-124, to the Wolverines Friday in Ann Arbor.

2013-14 • SophomoreSeason:Finished 45th in the 100 free (45.31), finished 33rd in the 200 free (1:37.95), and finished 48th in the 50 free (20.76) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/27-03/01)• Placed 10th in the 100 free (46.91), 12th in the 100 backstroke (53.77), and 9th in the 200 IM at the Minnesota Challenge (02/07-02/08)• Placed 10th in the 100 free (46.78) and 10th in the 50 free (21.23) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01)• Completed the 50 free with a time of 21.22, placed 8th in the 100 free (47.01), and placed 9th in the 200 free (1:43.28) vs. NC State (01/24)• Placed 23rd in the 100 fly (53.83), placed 11th in the 100 backstroke (53.71), and completed the 50 free with a time of 21.70 at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07)• Placed 6th in the 100 free (45.75) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/16).

2012-13 • Freshman Season:
Was awarded top times of the season during his first appearance at the Big Ten Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 free • added 6.5 points for the team in dual meets in his first season for Minnesota • 200 free relay team took second at the Jean Freeman Invitational (11/30/12) • 400 freestyle relay team swam to second place at the Grand Prix (11/9/12) • took fourth place in both the 50 and 100 free in the Wisconsin dual (10/26/12) • competed in the 50 free, 100 free and placed third as a member of the 400 free relay at Michigan (10/5/12).

High School: A 2012 graduate from Scotus Central Catholic High School • two-time All-American his junior and senior year swimming for Columbus High School • four-time Nebraska State Champion in the 50 free as well as the 100 free his junior and senior year • Nebraska State Record Holder in the 100 free (44.51) • 2011 Nebraska High School Swimmer of the State Meet • earned Columbus High School's most valuable swimmer award all four years • 2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier • also swam with Great Omaha Aquatics.

Personal: Born July 21, 1993 • son of Joe and Roberta Miksch • has two younger sisters, Laura and Emily • undecided major • most memorable sports moment was achieving his first Olympic Trials cut.

Miksch's Top Times
50 free • 20.63 • 2/27/13
100 free • 45.01 • 2/27/13
200 free • 1:38.82 • 2/27/13