Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
Follow along with the senior as he blogs about the Gopher's experience in Hawaii!
Events begin at 5:00pm at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center
Minnesota continues competition from the University Aquatic Center Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
2013-14 Junior Season: At the 2014 Minnesota Challenge, Mills placed 10th in the 200 IM, 26th in the 100 Free and 16th in the 200 Free Finished 47th in the 100 Fly, 40th in the 100 Free, 11th in the 200 Back, 10th in the 200 Free Relay and 4th in the 800 Free Relay at the Jean Freeman Invite (12/6-12/7) Competed at the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix (11/14-11/6) Placed 8th in the 200 Free vs. North Dakota (11/9) Finished 6th in the 200 Free against Arizona State (10/5)
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Placed eighth in the 500 free and 13th in the 100 free at the MN Challenge swam in the 200 free, 500 free and 1650 distance free during the Grand Prix (11/9/12) placed sixth in the 1000 free and competed with the 400 free relay team against Iowa (11/2/12)
2011-12 Freshman Season: Earned all four top times at the Minnesota Challenge placed third in the 1,650 free (15:51.21) came in fifth in the 200 free (1:42.42) also placed fifth in the 500 free (4:35.84) finished 22nd in the 100 free (48.12) earned 13th place in the 100 free at the Triple Duals posted the eighth best time in the 200 free at the Hawaii Dual (48.80).
High School: A 2011 graduate of Bishop Carroll High School coached by Dave Johnson as a member of the Cascade Swim Club member of the Canadian junior team competed at the Australian Age Championships, and at international meets in Bad Bergzabern, Germany, and Portland honors student.
Personal: Born June 12, 1993 majoring in chemical engineering son of Dave and Lenore Mills has two siblings, Kelsey and Adam winning three-consecutive Canadian age group nationals team banners is his most memorable sports thrill enjoys beach volleyball, baseball, and hockey.
Mill's Top Times:
100 free 48.12 2/4/12
200 free 1:42.42 2/3/12
500 free 4:35.84 2/3/12
1,650 free 15:51.21 2/4/12
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.