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.
Gophers Open Freeman Invite, Win Medals at Nationals
Minnesota's men reached the podium in two events at AT&T Winter Nationals, while teammates in Minneapolis notched personal records.
Becker Wins Winter Nationals 50 Free
The sophomore posted one of the best collegiate times in the nation during morning prelims.
Gophers Open Winter Nationals
The Minnesota men claimed a silver finish in one of Wednesday night's two relays.