UND Roster

2019-20 Swimming and Diving Roster

Joseph Turk

Back / IM / Fly


Height 5'11''
Class Senior
Hometown North Andover, MA
High School St. John's Prep
Bio

HONORS, AWARDS AND CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

2020 All-ACC Academic Team

2020 ACC Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 18)

 

As A Senior (2019-20)

  • Participated in the 1000-yard Freestyle (9:58.19) vs. Florida State.
  • Participated in the 200-yard IM (1:50.40).  Participated in the 400-yard IM (3:56.07).  Participated in the 100-yard Backstroke (50.69).  Participated in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:47.99) in the second place finish at the Ohio State Fall Open Invitational.
  • Participated in the 200-yard Medley Relay with John Paul Becker, Michael Rosa, and Nick Chase (1:37.12) against Iowa.
  • Participated in the 200-yard IM (1:52.89). Participated in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:51.52) in the win against Northwestern.
  • Participated in the 200-yard IM (1:50.23). Participated in the 400-yard IM (3:56.16).  Participated in the 100-yard Backstroke (50.51).  Participated in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:47.56) in the Shamrock Invitational.
  • Placed third in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:52.44).  Participated in the 100-yard Backstroke (51.79) in the win against Michigan State, Ball State, and Indiana State.
  • Placed first in the 200-yard IM (1:47.67).  Placed first in the 400-yard Medley Relay with J.P. Becker, Charles Korndorffer, and Alec DeLong (3:17.18).  Claimed the top finals spot in the 400-yard IM after a first place prelims performance (3:53.78), placed first in the finals with a time of (3:50.71). Claimed the top finals spot in the 200-yard Backstroke after a first place prelims performance (1:47.72), placed first in the finals with a time of (1:46.01) in the Ohio State Winter Invite.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18):

•    Placed fourth in the 200 IM against Georgia Tech (1:53.67).
•    In the meet with No. 1 Indiana and Cincinnati, again placed fourth in the 200 IM (1:51.71).
•    Against Ball State and Green Bay, finished first in the 200 IM (1:51.67) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (:51.05).
•    Competed in the 2018 ACC Championships where he swam the fastest times of his career in the 200 backstroke (1:45.33), 200 IM (1:47.37), and the 400 IM (3:48.42).

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17):

•    In the meet against IUPUI and Indiana State, placed first in the 200 backstroke (1:50.96) and second in the 100 backstroke (:51.78).
•    Competed in the 2017 ACC Championships where he posted his top times of the season in the 200 backstroke (1:45.83), the 200 IM (1:48.22), and the 400 Y IM (3:50.34).

PREP & PERSONAL:

•    Lettered all four years in swimming and water polo.
•    Two time state title winner in the 200 medley relay as the fly leg.
•    Two-time Division 1 team state champion.
•    Named all four years to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic Team.
•    State title winner for the 4X100 freestyle relay as a freshman.
•    Helped leaded the team to a state championship his freshman year.
•    Named to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic Team.
•    Earned All-America consideration in the 200 medley relay, 200 IM, and 100 backstroke his sophomore season.
•    Grabbed the state title in the 100 backstroke and runner-up title in 200 IM.
•    Set a school record in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke.
•    His high school team went undefeated in dual meets his sophomore year.
•    Was an All-American in the 200 medley relay 200 IM, and 100 backstroke his junior season.
•    Snagged a state championship in the 200 medley relay as the back leg and the 100 backstroke as a junior.
•    Set the Division 1 State Championship meet record in the 100 backstroke.
•    Named captain of the swimming and diving team his senior season.
•    Named St. John’s Prep Student Athlete of the Year as a senior.
•    Member of the Phoenix Swim Club.
•    Member of the National Honor Society.
•    Was named a St. Francis Xavier Scholar.
•    Born in Chicago, Illinois to Joseph and Amy Lynn Turk.
•    Attended the same prep school as former Irish Basketball standout Pat Connaughton.
•    Father swam at Wabash College where he placed 2nd in the Division 3 NCAA’s in the 100 and 200 meter butterfly.