Four Trojans Earn Pac-10 Swimming All-Academic First Team Honors
March 29, 2002
Sophomore Nicci Fusaro, senior Jay Sayko and juniors Nick Degenstein and Erik Tolmachoff all earned Pacific-10 All-Academic first team honors while another eight Trojans earned second team and honorable mention honors as the Pac-10 announced its Swimming and Diving All-Academic teams on Friday (March 29).
Fusaro, a three-time All-American diver at the recently completed NCAA Championships, had a 3.71 GPA in fine arts. Sayko earned his honor with a 3.46 in business, Degenstein had a 3.82 in engineering while Tolmachoff had a 3.51 in engineering. For Degenstein and Sayko, it is the second consecutive year they have been Pac-10 All-Academic first team selections. Sayko was also second team as a sophomore.
Trojans who earned second team honors this year included senior Ahmad Al-Kudmani (3.09, engineering), senior Joel Everman (3.29, business), sophomore Linden Bierman-Lytle (3.76, cinema/TV) and sophomore Katie Tyrrell (3.82, communications).
Freshmen are not eligible for consideration.