Ryan Miksch  
Ryan Miksch


Columbus, Neb.

High School:
Scotus Central Catholic



No. 14 Gophers Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

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


Gopher Profile: Freshman Ryan Miksch

Gophersports.com gets to know Nebraska native Ryan Miksch


Minnesota's Gold Defeats Maroon In Intrasquad Meet

The Gophers had a strong showing at home on Friday


Gophers Participate in Michigan's Water Carnival

Minnesota won three events at Canham Natatorium Saturday.


Gopher Men Fall on the Road at Michigan

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

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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