July 18, 2012
The Gophers men's swimming and diving team received Scholar All-American accolades from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America this week. Four men were named to the Scholar All-American Team while seven received Scholar All-American Honorable Mention honors.
To qualify for the Scholar All-America team, an athlete must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and qualify for the national championships. In addition to these four individuals meeting criteria, Minnesota also received the Team Scholar All-American Award. This honor is presented to teams achieving a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 during both semesters.
Minnesota's CSCAA Scholar All-Americans
Hrvoje Capan, Jr.
Kristoffer Jorgensen, Sr.
CJ Smith, Fr.
Derek Toomey, So.
Minnesota's CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention
Jared Anderson, Sr.
Max Cartwright, Fr.
Alex Cisneros, Fr.
Josh Hall, Jr.
Nathan Jobe, Sr.
Matt Pappenfuss, Sr.
Mike Vernoia, Sr.
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.
Gophers Conclude Season with Banquet
Minnesota held its banquet on campus Saturday to celebrate the 2016-17 season's accomplishments.