Four gophers named to the Scholar All-American Team
The former Gopher finished second in Tuesday's semifinals with a time of 53.24.
Wold finished just a half-second shy of the finals with a time of 4:19.84.
Minnesota student-athletes well represented on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams
The Gophers continue to improve every session, heading into the final day with 235 points
2011-12 SENIOR SEASON:
Established top times at the Big Ten Championships placed tenth in the 200 free (1:35.91) swam a 4:22.47 in the 500 free for 13th finished 26th in the 100 free (44.70) member of the third place 800 free relay finished first in the 200 free at the Hawaii Dual won the 200 and 500 free against Wisconsin Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2010-11 JUNIOR SEASON:
Placed ninth in the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships finished 11th in the 500 free also part of the fourth-place 800 free relay team letterwinner.
AT NEW JERSEY:
Spent two years swimming for coach Brian Bishop 2010 NCAA Division III Championships runner-up in the 200 and 500 free nine-time All-American seven-time Metro Conference champion collegeswimming.com swimmer of the week.
A 2008 graduate of Immaculata High School in Hillsborough, N.J. earned first-team All-Skyland Conference and third-team all-state honors four-year letterwinner swam for Somerset Valley YMCA under coach Matt Donovan.
Business marketing major son of Ann and Michael Vernoia has three sisters: Sarah, Emma, and Hannah enjoys driving his green moped, Reptar born August 3, 1990.
Vernoia's Top Times:
100 free 44.70 2/25/12
200 free 1:35.91 2/24/12
500 free 4:21.43 2/24/11
1,650 free 15:37.75 2/26/11
Gophers Add Three All-America Honors
Minnesota's 400 free relay broke a 12-year-old record, and McHugh and Barnard added points.
Barnard, McHugh Earn All-America Honors
Minnesota had two scorers and a school record on Day 3 of the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis.
Minnesota Competes in Five NCAA Events Thursday
The Golden Gophers had three individual events and two relays on Day 2 in Indianapolis.