Texas Men’s Swimming & Diving Earns 23 Academic All-Big 12 Team Selections

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March 29th, 2021 Big 12, College

Courtesy: Texas Athletics

AUSTIN, Texas — A total of 23 University of Texas student-athletes were selected to the 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving teams, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. Eighteen Longhorns were named to the first team, and five individuals were selected to the second team. Sophomore Jake Foster was nominated with a 4.0 grade point average.

First-team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, while the second-team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA. To qualify, student-athletes must maintain of 3.0 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 20 percent of their team’s scheduled contests.

Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.

The Longhorns earned their NCAA-best 15th national title in program history this past weekend at the NCAA Championship meet in Greensboro, N.C. Texas has now won the team title in five of the last six national championship meets (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021), as the 2020 meet was canceled due to COVID-19.

2021 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Teams (UT Selections only)

First Team (3.20-plus GPA)

Name Class Major
Halvor Borgstroem Jr. Physical Culture & Sports
Luke Bowman Sr. Geography
Caspar Corbeau So. Exercise Science
Paul Degrado So. Accounting
Jake Foster So. Biology
Andrew Gawin-Parigini Jr. Urban Studies
Alvin Jiang Sr. Economics
Austin Katz Sr. Radio-Television-Film
Drew Kibler Jr. Psychology
Andrew Koustik Jr. Physical Culture & Sports
Daniel Krueger Jr. Electrical Engineering
Parker Neri Sr. Human Dimensions of Organizations
Sam Pomajevich Sr. Physics
Jake Sannem Sr. Human Dimensions of Organizations
Charles Scheinfeld Jr. Sustainability Studies
Braden Vines Jr. Geology
Jordan Windle Sr. Physical Culture & Sports
Alex Zettle Jr. Physical Culture & Sports

 Second Team (3.00 to 3.19 GPA)

Name Class Major
Ethan Harder So. Undeclared
Andrew Harness So. Biochemistry
Trey Jackson So. Computer Science
JohnThomas Larson Sr. Sport Management
Peter Larson So. Communication & Leadership

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