Nathan Adrian Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American
June 8, 2010
TOWSON, MD -
University of California standout Nathan Adrian has excelled both in and out of the pool as the junior sprinter has been named a 2010 first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The 2010 NCAA champion in the 100 free, Adrian led the Golden Bears to a second place finish at the NCAA Division I championships, Cal's best showing since 1986. A public health major with a 3.79 GPA (including a 4.00 GPA during spring semester), he was also a member of the NCAA champion 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relay teams.
A native of Bremerton, Wash., Adrian was the 2010 Pac-10 champion in five events and earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors. A member of the U.S. National Team, he won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a member of the United States 400 free relay team.