Men's Swimming and Diving lands league-leading 12 student-athletes on Academic All-Big 12 Team
Feb. 26, 2013
IRVING, Texas - The top-ranked University of Texas men's swimming and diving team landed a league-leading 12 student-athletes on the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday. Texas placed nine student-athletes on the first team and three on the second team.
Nominated by each institution's director of student-athlete support services, the men's swimming and diving Academic All-Big 12 Team consists of 21 first-team members and five second-team selections. First-team honorees have maintained a minimum 3.20 grade-point average, while second-team members have maintained a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
To qualify for the team, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulatively or during the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of his 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 expect percent of participation are also eligible.
2013 Academic All-Big 12 Team
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