Huckova and Krogdahl Earn Academic All-America Honors

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah skiers Eva Huckova and Torjus Krogdahl have been named to the Capital One Academic All-America team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Huckova earned first-team honors, while Krogdahl was selected to the second team.

Huckova is an Academic All-American for the second consecutive year and has a 3.99 GPA in finance. She captured All-American status for the sixth time in her career after finishing with a sixth-place effort in the women's slalom at a time of 1:57.02 at the 2011 NCAA Championships. The senior from Banska Bystricka, Slovakia, helped the Utes take second place in the team standings at the 2011 NCAA Championships.

Krogdahl earned academic All-American recognition for the first time in his career. He boasts a 3.96 GPA in business and has earned All-American status in both men's alpine events for the Utes and is now a four-time All-American over his career. The junior from Oslo, Norway, took fifth in the men's slalom competition after crossing the finish line in 1:42.70 and posted a seventh-place effort in the men's GS after turning in a time of 2:03.50.

Individuals are selected through voting by CoSIDA, a 2,000-member organization consisting of sports public relations professionals for colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.


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