June 18, 2012
ATLANTA – Eight members of the men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams at Georgia Tech were named to the 2011-2012 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, which was announced by Commissioner John Swofford.
The men had six selections, led by Brandon Makinson – a three-time honoree. Makinson, a junior diver from Alberta, Canada is one of just seven men from across the conference to be a three-time selection. The aerospace engineer earned All-ACC accolades in 2012 with a silver-medal performance in the one-meter at the ACC Championship.
Makinson was joined on the men’s All-ACC Academic Team by freshman Andrew Kosic (chemical & biomedical engineering), sophomore Anton Lagerqvist (industrial engineering), freshman Elliott Brockelbank (international affairs), junior Eric Chiu (industrial design), and freshman Nico van Duijn (electrical engineering).
To be eligible for All-ACC Academic Team consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his or her academic career.