Turner Eckstrom Named Big Ten Diver of the Week

Go Gophers! Turner Eckstrom was named the Big Ten Diver of the Week.
Go Gophers!
Turner Eckstrom was named the Big Ten Diver of the Week.
Go Gophers!

Nov. 1, 2011

University of Minnesota sophomore Turner Eckstrom was named the Big Ten Diver of the Week following a strong showing in the men's swimming and diving season-opener at Wisconsin last weekend, the league office announced Tuesday.

The honor is the first for Eckstrom this season and first for the sophomore in his career as a Gopher.

Eckstrom posted first-place finishes in both 1 meter and 3 meter diving against the Badgers and tallied NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks with scores of 334.35 and 357.60, respectively, in his first action of the 2011-12 season.

The Gopher men are back in action Friday, Nov. 4, when they travel to Iowa City, Iowa, for a Big Ten dual meet vs. Iowa.

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