June 10, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A total of seven Georgia Tech student-athletes have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Swimming & Diving teams as announced today by league Commissioner John D. Swofford.
Junior diver Hannah Krimm was on the women’s team, while seniors Mickey Malul, Andy Miller and Mauricio Sousa, junior Ilia Ayzenshtok and sophomores Matt Tang and Travis Wagner comprised Tech’s representatives on the women’s team.
Krimm is a two-time All-American in both the three-meter and one-meter events. Sousa was an ACC champion and all-conference member this season in the 200-medley and 200-free relays, while also competing in the NCAA Championships for those events as well as the 50-free.
Malul is a two-time ACC champion in the 100-breast and also was on the winning 200-medley relay team this year. He was All-ACC for both those events in 2008-09 and competed in the NCAA Championships as well.
Ayzenshtok was also an All-ACC member and on the championship 200-medley relay team. At the 2008-09 NCAA Championships, he swam in that as well as the 100- and 200-back.
NC State’s Kristin Davies and Miami’s Ruben Ross were named the ACC Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Virginia posted eight student-athletes on the Women’s team to lead all schools. Duke, Florida State and Virginia Tech each tallied six honorees, followed by North Carolina with five. Miami, Maryland and Clemson had three selections followed by NC State and Georgia Tech with one. Nine student-athletes on the team won ACC Championships and 16 were All-ACC.
On the Men’s team, Virginia led the way with eight honorees followed by Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Virginia Tech with six. NC State had five selections followed by Florida State and Maryland with three each. Clemson, Duke and Miami closed out the field with one member each. Seven members of the team earned ACC Individual Championships and 12 earned All-ACC accolades.