Courtesy: Georgia Tech Athletics
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech swimming and diving earned three All-ACC Academic Team Honors for the 2021-22 swimming and diving season, the conference announced on Thursday.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 GPA in the previous semester and cumulatively over one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered when selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The trio of fifth-year seniors all had tremendous success at the 2022 ACC Championships, hosted at McAuley Aquatic Center. Ferraro finished top 15 in every event he competed in including seventh and eighth in the fly events, Hidalgo qualified for the finals on every board and Pumputis finished top four in all three events he competed in including a third-place finish in the 200 breast.
This success continued into the 2022 NCAA Championships, also hosted at McAuley Aquatic Center. Ferraro and Pumputis earned fifth place finishes in the 200 fly and 200 breast, respectively, while Hidalgo was one of 20 female divers to compete on all three boards at NCAAs.