Trojans Named To Pac-10 All-Academic First Team
March 29, 2007
Trojan swimmers Greg Barone, Richard Gosper and Connor Hall were named Pac-10 All-Academic first teamers, headlining a group of 15 USC men's and women's swimmers and divers that received conference academic honors.
Hall earned first team honors for the third straight year with a 3.64 GPA in Biomedical Engineering. Barone, a second teamer last year, earned a first team nod with a 3.60 in communications. Gosper is a first-time first teamer with a 3.53 in business administration.
Sophomores Vanni Mangoni and Kazu Miyahara were named to the second team, a first for both. On the women's side, juniors Emily Goetsch and Ali Tycast and sophomore Katy Houston all earned second team honors. Tycast was a second teamer last year and Goetsch was an honorable mention pick.
Seven women's swimmers and divers received honorable mention honors this year. They were senior Kristina Sieper (third time), juniors Brittany Allen (second), Dee Devlin, Ali Hartwell, Kathryn Lewallen (second team last year) and Kate Polich (second time) and sophomore Maryann Hiller.