The new season also brings a new Mona Plummer Aquatic Center, as the off season brought a newly renovated deck and brand-new record board.
Hirka spent the last four years under Bowman at Arizona State, with titles ranging from undergraduate student manager to volunteer assistant to now assistant.
The streak dates back to the Fall 2013 semester.
Sun Devil Swimming has experienced major growth under Stratton-Mills' tutelage for the in the past two seasons, excelling in the classroom, pool and on the recruiting plane as well.
The squad is highlight by rising senior Cierra Runge (200 free, 800 free and 1500 free) and rising junior Grant House (200 free, 100 fly and 200 IM) who have put up three qualifying times each.
The award recognizes the nation's top student-athletes ranging all four divisions for their combined performances in the athletic realm and in the classroom.