Jan. 15, 2013
The Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday that University of Minnesota freshman Logan Redondo was named the Big Ten Men's Swimming Co-Freshman of the Week for his performance in the Gophers' dual at Hawaii on Saturday.
Redondo shares the honor with Layne Rogers from Purdue.
In the road event, Redondo posted one first- and one third-place finish against the Rainbow Wahine. He claimed the title in the 500-yard freestyle (4:29.66) and finished third in the 1000-yard freestyle (9:23.73)
The weekly honor was the first of Redonodo's career and the first since CJ Smith earned the honor on Jan. 3, 2012.
US Nationals Start on Tuesday
Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away
Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.