Jan. 13, 2013
The No. 15 Minnesota men's swimming and diving team improved to 3-1 Saturday after defeating Hawaii 182.5-103.5. The Gophers won 13 of the 16 events on the day.
Sophomore Luke Bushman led the Gophers with three individual titles. He won the 100 back with a time of 50.27, the 200 back at 1:50.78 and the 200 IM at 1:51.44.
Mikey Ross won both diving events on the day. In 1 meter, the senior marked a 323.95 and a 372.10 in 3 meter.
Junior captain Derek Toomey swam a 20.46 to win the 50 free. Other individual event winners on the day included Ben Griggs in the 100 free (45.63), and Logan Redondo in the 500 free (4:29.66) and C.J. Smith in the 1000 free (9:15.41).
The Gophers won both relays against Hawaii. In the 200 free relay they finished in 1:21.77 and in the 200 medley the men came in at 1:31.08.
Minnesota will compete next when they host North Dakota on January 25 at 5pm.
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The graduating senior is honored to win the award and looks forward to watching his younger teammates next year.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.