George Minkel
    George Minkel

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Montgomery, Ill.

    High School:
    Oswego East

    Height:
    6-3

    Event:
    Freestyle

    Birthdate:
    05/14/1992


    2013-14 (Senior): An Honorable Mention Academic All-MAC selection...Competed in six meets...Posted eight top-five times...Finished in second-place in the 50 freestyle at the Henderson Invitational...Posted eight top-five finishes as a member of the Saluki relay team.

    2012-13 (Junior): Competed in nine meets...Posted a season-best third-place finish in the 200 free against Evansville...Competed in the A Final in the 200 free and 500 free at the Phoenix Fall Classic.

    2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed in 10 meets...Won the 100-yard freestyle in a dual meet against Washington (Mo.)...Posted season bests in all three events at the MAC Championships, the 50-yard freestyle (21.63), 100-yard freestyle (47.49) and 200-yard freestyle (1:42.75).

    2010-11 (Freshman): Competed in nine meets...Finished sixth in the Washington/Lindenwood tri-meet...Finished a season-high fifth in the 50 freestyle against Evansville...Honorable mention Academic All-Conference.

    High School: Earned all-conference honors for his conference championships in the 50 and 100 free and the 200 medley relay as a senior...State qualifier in the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 50 and 100 free.

    Personal: Has a twin brother and two sisters...His sister Susan was a member of the Saluki swim team...Son of Michael and Millie Minkel...Born May 14, 1992 in Akron, Ohio....Double majoring in exercise science and recreation and sports administration.

    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, Feb 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 6:00 PM
    Thursday, Feb 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    SIU