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2006 All-ACC Academic Men’s Swimming Team Announced

July 7, 2006

GREENSBORO, N.C. -Five Clemson athletes were named to the inaugural All-ACC Academic Men’s Swimming and Diving Team, as announced by Commissioner John D. Swofford.

Clemson’s five selections, included Joel Johnson, who earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 100 back at the ACC Championships. The four others Tigers that made the list were: Matt Balderston, Sean Geary, Thomas Niemeier, and Brian Regone

To be eligible for 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 academic career.

Clemson Swimming and Diving All-ACC Academic

Name Event Year Major

Matt Balderston Sprint Free So. Biochemistry

Sean Geary Distance Free So. Management

Joel Johnson Back/Sprint Free Jr. Health Science

Thomas Niemeier Fly Fr. Microbiology

Brian Regone Mid-Distance Free Jr. Graphics Communication