Feb. 11, 2014
Eric Sande took first in the men's 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:27.99 and 100-yard breaststroke with a 55.09, which was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark. Eric also had second place finish behind teammate Spencer Mattox in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:03.47). Sande is from Bakersfield, California and this is his first B1G weekly honor.
Freshman Maddie Hoch took first in the Minnesota Challenge’s 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.88. Maddie also took second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.35) and third in the 100-yard butterfly (57.37 seconds). Maddie Hoch is from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and this is also her first B1G weekly honor!
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
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.