Men's Swimming Aims for High Finish at NCAA Championships
At Michigan ... NCAA champion (200-yard medley relay) ... Four-time NCAA All-American (2013: 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2013: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle) ... Three-time Big Ten champion (2013: 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten (2013) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2013) ... Big Ten Men's Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 5, 2013).
Graduate Student (2012-13) ... NCAA champion (200-yard medley relay) ... Four-time NCAA All-American ... two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Big Ten Men's Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 5) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championships Meets ... Won a national championship as part of the 200-yard medley relay and earned All-America honors on three other relays, while finishing 11th in the 50-yard freestyle (19.66) and 16th in the 100-yard freestyle (43.56) at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ...Finished fifth in the 50-yard freestyle (19.49), sixth in the 100-yard freestyle (43.24) and aided to wins on three relays at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Swam three events, including contributing to a win in the 200-yard freestyle relay, at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... won 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle, and was a member of four winning relays against Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... finished third in the 50-yard freestyle and fifth in the 100-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... swam four events at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and swam three other events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... made Michigan debut against Wisconsin (Sept. 29), winning the 50-yard freestyle, finishing second in the 100-yard freestyle, and swam anchor leg on both first-place relay teams.
Prior to Michigan ... Swam three years at NCAA D-III Kenyon College (2009-10, 2012) ... 14-time NCAA D-III National Champion (2009: 50-yard freestyle, 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay; 2010: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay) ... took 2010-11 year off to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... NCAA D-III National Swimmer of the Year (2012) ... Kenyon College Student-Athlete of the Year (2012).
Prep ... St. Edward High School (2008) ... coached by John Collis ... Academics/Extracurriculars ... National Honor Society ... Golden Eagle Man of the Year ... Student Ambassador ... High Honor Roll.
Personal ... Zachary David Turk was born Feb. 15, 1990 ... son of James and Mary Turk ... has four siblings (three brothers, one sister) ... pursuing a Master's degree in the Ford School of Public Policy.