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Five Clemson Swimmers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Five Clemson Swimmers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

April 14, 2010

GREENSBORO, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its All-ACC Academic selections for swimming and diving on Tuesday, and included five of Clemson’s student-athletes. On the women’s side, freshman Meg Anderson earned recognition and for the men, sophomore Seth Broster, freshman Eric Bruck, sophomore Chris Dart and sophomore Chris Reinke were selected for the 2009-10 season.

In order to be selected to the All-ACC Academic team, the student athlete must have earned a 3.0 GPA for the fall semester and maintained a 3.0 during his or her academic career.

Meg Anderson, a native of Tampa, FL, is majoring in Pre-Business and was the lone selection from the women’s squad. This season Anderson moved into third in Clemson history in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free. She is also a member of the 200 medley relay that ranks third in school history. She was named MVP and Rookie of the Year at the Swimming and Diving Awards Banquet.

Seth Broster, a sophomore from Lexington, KY, earned his first All-ACC Academic honor. He moved into seventh place in school history in the 50 free at the ACC Championships and was also a member of the 200 free relay that ranks second in school history. He was named most dedicated in the weight room at the Awards Banquet. Broster is majoring in chemical engineering.

Eric Bruck, from Lexington, KY, is majoring in mathematical sciences. Bruck had a solid freshman season, as he finished second in the ACC in the 50 free to earn All-ACC honors. He also moved into third in Clemson history in the 50 free and was a member of the 200 free relay that ranks second in school history. He was also was named Rookie of the Year at the Awards Banquet.

Chris Dart, majoring in communications, was selected to the All-ACC Academic team for the second year in a row. This season, Dart set the school record in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships and moved into second in school history in the 100 back. He was also a member of the school record setting 800 free relay and a member of the 200 free relay that ranks second in school history. The Chatham, NJ native was named the team MVP at the Awards Banquet.

Chris Reinke, a sophomore from Spartanburg, SC, is a first time selection to the All-ACC Academic team. This season, he was a member of the school record setting 800 free relay and moved in to ninth in school history in the 50 free. He is majoring in civil engineering.

There were 78 student-athletes selected throughout the ACC and Virginia led the conference with 14 selections. You can view the ACC’s full release at theACC.com

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