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Swimming & Diving Names 29 to Pac-12 All-Academic Teams
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 04/12/2013
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April 12, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Thirty members of the Arizona State men and women's swimming and diving teams received Pac-12 All-Academic honors as announced on Friday. The 15 men and 14 women named were the most All-Academic honors in recent Sun Devil swim & dive history.

On the men's side, nine members made the First Team with grade point averages of over 3.59. The Sun Devils landed three on the Second Team and four on Honorable Mention.

For the women, three swimmers earned First Team accolades, including a perfect 4.00 for Miranda Tornatore who studies business sustainability. Sydney Czaus and Robyn Matthews earned second-team honors, while nine Sun Devils received Honorable Mention nods.

Pac-12 Men's All-Academic
First Team
David Adalsteinsson / Jr. / 3.88 / Design Studies
Ryan Dignan / Jr. / 3.60 / Accountancy
Stephen Estes / Sr. / 3.70 / Mechanical Engineering
Deniz Hekmati / Sr. / 3.75 / Exercise and Wellness
Alex Palumbo / Jr. / 3.65 / History
Julius Schmidt / Sr. / 3.79 / Marketing
Sammy Scott / So. / 3.87 / Political Science
Hayden Thomas / Jr. / 3.63 / Accountancy

Second Team
Zac Dalby / So. / 3.41 / Accountancy
Ryan Glander / Jr. / 3.53 / Chemical Engineering
Derek Knittle / Sr. / 3.47 / Accountancy and Finance

Honorable Mention
Herbie Behm, Jr.; Karl Boscacci, Jr.; Alex Coci, Jr.; Sean Niccolucci, Sr.

Pac-12 Women's All-Academic
First Team

Melanie Busch / So. / 3.81 / Early Childhood Education
Lizzy Luttrell / Sr. / 3.70 / Communication
Miranda Tornatore / So / 4.00 / Business Sustainability

Second Team
Sydney Czaus / So. / 3.45 / Kinesiology
Robyn Matthews / Sr. / 3.48 / Kinesiology 

Honorable Mention
Juanita Barretto, So.; Tristin Baxter, Jr.; Hailey Casper, Jr.; Kallie Golden, Jr.; Tory Houston, Jr.; Lori Layne Kremer, So.; Shannon Landgrebe, Sr.; Alex Popa, Jr.; Kayra Zsiga, Jr.

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