Wildman-Tobriner Named To ESPN Academic All-America All-District Team
June 1, 2007
Stanford senior Ben Wildman-Tobriner has been selected as a member of the ESPN Academic All-District Men's At-Large First Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America. As a member of the First Team, he will appear on the ballot for 2007 Academic All-America honors.
Wildman-Tobriner, a Biomechanical Engineering major at Stanford, boasts an incredible 3.68 GPA. He has earned 20 All-American honors over his four years at Stanford, and was named the 2007 Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year. Wildman-Tobriner is a three-time Pac-10 Academic All-Conference selection, while also being a 2007 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. He set the American record in the 50 freestyle at the NCAA Championships with a time of 18.87, while also setting school records in the 50 freestyle (18.87), 100 freestyle (41.90), 100 butterfly (45.36) in 20007. Wildman-Tobriner won three individual and four relay Pac-10 titles in 2007, and went on to win two gold medals at the 2007 FINA World Championships in the 50 meter freestyle and the 400 meter freestyle relay.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average. Eligible sports for the men's at-large program are fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
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