Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
Minnesota will open competition at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center on Wednesday night.
Gophersports.com gets to know Nebraska native Ryan Miksch
The Gophers had a strong showing at home on Friday
Minnesota won three events at Canham Natatorium Saturday.
2014-15 Junior Season: Second-year letterwinner • At the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Miksch finished 30th in the 100 free, 32nd in the 50 free, 36th in the 200 free, 7th in the 400 medley relay, 6th in the 400 free relay and 7th in the 200 free relay (2/25-2/28) • At the 2015 Minnesota Challenge, Miksch placed 19th in the 100 fly (2/7) • Finished 4th in the 200 free, 6th in the 100 free and 9th in the 50 free against Northwestern and Purdue (1/30-1/31) • Took 6th in the 100 free and 7th in the 50 free at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • Placed 3rd in the 100 free at Hawaii (1/7) • At the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Miksch finished 2nd in the 100 free, 3rd in the 200 IM, 18th in the 100 fly and 23rd in the 100 breast (12/5-12/6) • During the 2015 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, he placed 18th in the 100 free, 26th in the 50 free and 32nd in the 200 free (11/20-11/22) • Took home 6th in both the 100 free and 200 free at Florida (11/8) • Finished 7th in the 50 free and 3rd in the 100 free against Iowa (10/31) • Placed 3rd in the 50 free and 6th in the 200 free vs. North Dakota (10/24) • Finished 6th in the 50 free and 3rd in the 100 free against the Wisconsin Badgers (10/17) • Placed 3rd in both the 50 free and 100 free at Arizona State (10/4).
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.
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