Milwaukee student-athletes continue to excel
Heger/Hill repeats as Diver/Diving Coach of the Year
Kangas, Lucchesi, David Chokran all set new standards
Panthers with big events coming in final two days
Milwaukee sits in second place after the first day
2013-14: Finished 10th in the 200 freestyle, 13th in the 100 free and 17th in the 50 free at the Horizon League Championships as a freshman ... also helped take fourth in the 400 free relay and sixth in the 200 free relay, and both medley relays at the league meet ... finished runner-up in the 50 free and third in the 100 free in collegiate debut Oct. 19 against Grand Valley State ... third in the 200 free at Valpo Oct. 25 ... one day later, was fourth in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free at Wright State ... fourth in the 200 free vs Wheaton Nov. 1 ... took second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free one day later in close meet at UIC ... was third in the 50 free and eighth in the 200 free at the Stevens Point Border Battle ... came in 15th in the 50 free and 17th in the 100 free at the Iowa Hawkeye Invite Dec. 6-8 ... finished runner-up in both the 50 and 100 free in a win over IUPUI Jan. 17 ... placed third in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free against Northwestern Jan. 31 ... won the 100 free and was third in the 50 free one day later in a big win over Green Bay ... came in second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free against Wisconsin Feb. 7.
High School: Capped an incredible high school career with four state titles as a senior ... won the 50 free, 100 free and 200 and 400 free relays at the Wisconsin state meet as a senior ... eight-time all-state member ... three-time All-American ... named most improved on his team as a freshman and most valuable as a senior ... helped Madison Memorial to state titles sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... also was a track standout in high school, specializing in mid-distance and hurdle events and was a team captain ... named academic all-state.
Personal: Son of Alvin and Kristi Menninga ... born Sept. 9, 1994.