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.
Minnesota has 39 team points to sit in 18th place
Jared Anderson will swin in the B Final of the 100 breaststroke.
Derek Toomey will compete in the Championships Finals of the 50 free.
Career Notes: Earned All-American Honors in platform diving in 2012 holds the University of Minnesota school record in 3-meter diving with a score of 423.50 has the fourth best mark in U of M history in 1-meter diving (369.70).
2012-13 Senior Season: Notched a first-place finish in 3 meter diving at Michigan (10/5).
2011-12 Junior Season: Earned his first All-American honors at the NCAA Championships placing 11th in platform diving (347.90) also finished 23rd in 1-meter diving (280.80) and 33rd in 3-meter (272.05) finished in second place on the 3-meter board at the Big Ten Championships, setting a school record of 423.50 earned a top time on platform (369.75) to finish ninth came in 19th in 1-meter established a top time in 1-meter diving (369.70) to place second at the Minnesota Challenge letterwinner.
At Wisconsin: Four-time Big Ten Diver of the Week earned three of those honors in 2010-11, setting a school record for most in a season swept the springboard event at three dual meets his sophomore season finished 11th in platform, 16th in 3-meter, and 20th in 1-meter at the 2011 Big Ten Championships finished ninth in platform and 1-meter, and 13th in 3-meter, at the 2011 NCAA Zone Championships.
High School: A 2009 graduate of New Trier High School Illinois state champion as a senior, both as an individual and with his team a three-time NISCA All-American conference champion as a freshman set the school record 11-dive score also competed with Oakton Diving Club AAU and USA Diving national finalist.
Personal: Son of Terese and Ken Ross has a sister, Alex majoring in sociology.
Ross's Top Scores (Minnesota)
1 meter diving 369.70 2/4/12
3 meter diving 423.50 2/25/12
Platform diving 369.75 2/24/12
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.