Aquatics Sports Dominate Capital One Academic All-America Men’s At-Large Team

TOWSON, Maryland, June 7. STUDENT-Athletes from aquatics sports dominated the Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Senior Kellen Beckwith of Olivet College also headlined the College Division team as the top Academic All-American from that division.

A Mathematics Education major with a 4.00 G.P.A., Beckwith is a repeat selection on the Capital One Academic All-America® first team. He is a two-time NCAA Elite 88 Award winner at the NCAA Division III swimming championships, recognizing the student-athlete with the highest G.P.A. at the meet.

A native of Farmington Hills, Mich., Beckwith is the only swimmer in Olivet College history to qualify for NCAA competition all four years. He earned All-America honors each year in the 100-backstroke. He was also honored as the Oliver College Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) champion in the 100-backstroke and the 200- backstroke, Beckwith is the second Comet swimmer and only the ninth athlete in school history to earn All-MIAA honors four straight years. Beckwith graduates with school records in the 100 back, 200 back, 200 IM and four relays.

Named to the President's List (4.0 G.P.A.) every semester at Olivet College, Beckwith was a four-time selection to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll. He was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

Aquatic sports student-athletes in italics below.

UNIVERSITY DIVISION
FIRST TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Nathan Adrian (1) California Swimming VIII Sr. Bremerton, Wash. 3.75 Public Health
Nick Amuchastegui (2) Stanford Wrestling VIII Jr. Talent, Ore. 3.98 Mechanical Engineering
Frederick Bentley Notre Dame Fencing V Jr. Little Rock, Ark. 3.78 Program of Liberal Studies
Nick Birger Navy Tennis II Sr. Belleville, Ill. 4.00 Honors Political Science
Bobby Bollier Stanford Swimming VIII Jr. Mission Hills, Kan. 3.71 Mechanical Engineering
Niccolo Campriani West Virginia Rifle II Sr. Florence, Italy 3.87 Industrial Engineering
Alex Das (3) E. Kentucky Tennis IV Sr. Valencia, Spain 4.00 Aviation
Jack Dukeminier (3) Oregon Golf VIII Gr. Eugene, Ore. 4.03 General Business
Keilan Freeman (2) UMBC Swimming II Sr. Calgary, Alb., Can. 3.98 Mechanical Engineering
Tor-Hokon Hellebostad New Mexico Skiing VI Sr. Nesoddtangen, Norway 4.00 Finance
Brian Karalunas Villanova Lacrosse II Sr. Dewitt, N.Y. 3.93 Honors Philosophy
Dan Mazzaferro Auburn Swimming IV Sr. Cheshire, Conn. 3.92 Chemistry, M.B.A.
Miguel Pineda Penn State Gymnastics II Jr. Galloway, Ohio 3.99 Science
Travis Ross New Mexico Golf VI Sr. Crookston, Minn. 4.11 Business
Sage Wright Stanford Water Polo VIII Sr. Santa Barbara, Cal. 3.84 Mechanical Engineering

SECOND TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Ali Arat Fordham Water Polo I Gr. Istanbul, Turkey 3.80 Business
Bill Cregar Georgia Swimming III Sr. Sewell, N.J. 3.54 Biology
Tyler Davis Notre Dame Tennis V Sr. Nashville, Tenn. 3.90 Science and Business
Matt Dolente Johns Hopkins Lacrosse II Gr. Phoenixville, Pa. 3.79 Economics
Mark Dylla Georgia Swimming III Sr. Littleton, Colo. 3.52 Real Estate & Finance
Tibor Forai Loyola Marym. Water Polo VIII Sr. Novi Sad, Serbia 3.64 Natural Science (Pre-Med)
John Galloway (2) Syracuse Lacrosse I Sr. Syracuse, N.Y. 3.56 Public Relations
Torjus Krogdahl Utah Skiing VIII Jr. Oslo, Norway 3.96 Business
Jay Laing West Point Lacrosse I Sr. Columbus, Ohio 3.92 International Relations
Andy Lamson (2) # West Virginia Rifle II Sr. Colchester, Vt. 3.91 Accounting
Tucker Lane Nebraska Wrestling VII Jr. Redvale, Col. 3.94 Communication Studies
Brad Smith Ohio State Golf IV Sr. Peru, Ind. 3.95 Finance
Andrew Stoker East Carolina Swimming III Sr. Berwyn, Pa. 4.00 Accounting
Coby Thompson Bradley Golf V Sr. East Galesburg, Ill. 4.00 Chemistry
Jonas Umlauft Hawaii Volleyball VIII So. Stadtbergen, Germany 3.93 Engineering

THIRD TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Michael Brown Morehead St. Water Polo IV Sr. Fairfield, Ohio 4.00 Physics
Jan Burmeister So. Mississippi Tennis VI Sr. Kronberg, Germany 4.00 International Business
Dorian Cohen Duke Fencing III Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y. 3.54 Evolutionary Anthropology
Johnathan Falcone Yale Lacrosse I Sr. Flemington, N.J. 3.79 Economics
Brett Fraser Florida Swimming III Sr. GeorgeTown, Cayman Isl. 3.43 Finance
Colin Gray Evansville Swimming V Jr. Carmel, Ind. 4.00 Mathematics, Pre-Doctoral
Matthew Langley Middle Tenn.St.Tennis IV Jr. West Beach, Australia 4.00 Exercise Science
Eric Packer Dartmouth Skiing I Jr. Anchorage, Alaska 3.86 Engineering
Chase Polacek Rensselear Ice Hockey I Sr. Edina, Minn. 3.44 Business & Management
Lou Ruggirello Hofstra Wrestling I Sr. Walden, N.Y. 3.51 Finance
Kyle Schmidt Minn.-Duluth Ice Hockey V Sr. Hermantown, Minn. 3.70 Statistics & Actuarial Sci.
Kinshuk Sharma UNC-Wilm. Tennis III Sr. Chandigarh, India 3.96 Business Finance
Jonathan Stumpf Lehigh Lacrosse II Sr. Ellicott City, Md. 3.88 Integrated Business & Eng.
Sven Vloedgraven Binghamton Tennis I Sr. Lochem, Netherlands 3.83 Accounting
Kyle Weeks Alabama Swimming IV Jr. Poway, Cal. 4.00 Finance

COLLEGE DIVISION
FIRST TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Kellen Beckwith(1)Olivet (Mich.) Swimming IV Sr. Farmington Hills, Mich. 4.00 Mathematics Education
Isaiah Britton Lycoming Wrestling II Sr. Williamsport, Pa. 3.97 Economics
Kelso Davis Rochester I.Tech. Lacrosse I Sr. Freeport, Maine 3.85 Graphic Design
Seth Ecker Ithaca Wrestling I Jr. Pottstown, Pa. 3.76 Sport Management
Brock Glotfelty McDaniel Wrestling II Sr. Grantsville, Md. 3.78 Exercise Sci. & Phys. Ed.
Trevor Graifman Cal. Baptist Swimming VIII Jr. Antioch, Cal. 3.83 Biology
Matthew Laschuk(2)Wayne State Swimming IV Jr Tecumseh, Ont., Can. 3.99 Honors Chemistry, Biochem.
Luke Miller (1) Ohio Northern Wrestling IV Sr. Indiana, Pa. 3.93 Civil Engineering
Chris Sandy Saint John's (Mn.) Wrestling V Sr. Spirit Lake, Iowa 3.98 History and Pre-Law
Jeremy Selbst (3) Johns Hopkins Water Polo II Sr Old Greenwich, Conn. 3.64 Economics and Psychology
Aaron Steiger Cal. Baptist Water Polo VIII Sr. Yorba Linda, Cal. 3.90 Accounting
Isaac Stein (1) Washington(Mo.) Tennis VII Sr. Kalamazoo, Mich. 3.91 Biology
Jeremy Stierly (3) Ithaca Wrestling I Sr. Pottstown, Pa. 3.84 Business Administration
Tony Valek Augsburg Wrestling V Jr. Belle Plaine, Minn. 3.94 Accounting
Adam Weber (2) Wartburg Wrestling VII Sr. Waterloo, Iowa 3.96 Business Administration

SECOND TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Bobby Brown Lycoming Tennis II Sr. Montoursville, Pa. 3.99 Astronomy and Physics
Rory Buck Whitworth Swimming VIII Jr. Dubai, U.A.E. 3.76 Kinesiology and Bus. Mgmt.
Michael Capozzi Manhattanville Tennis I Jr. Santo Domingo, D.R. 3.97 Finance
Xavier Dailly W. Washington Golf VIII Sr. Burlington, Wash. 3.80 Economics
Jordan DeGayner Colorado Coll. Swimming VII Jr. Nokesville, Va. 3.86 Biochemistry
Alex Dombos Kalamazoo Tennis IV Jr. Kalamazoo, Mich. 4.00 Physics and Mathematics
Frank Ferraro Rochester Swimming I Sr. Niskayuna, N.Y. 3.98 Comp. Sci. & Mathematics
Craig Fleming Kalamazoo Swimming IV Sr. Clinton Twp., Mich. 3.59 Economics & Business

Alex Kelsheimer Clarke University Volleyball VII Sr. St. Louis, Mo. 4.00 Athletic Training
Greg Kirkpatrick Puget Sound Golf VIII Sr. Longview, Wash. 3.99 Chemistry
Alex Hanson (2) Carnegie Mellon Swimming II Sr. Burnsville, Minn. 3.86 Mechanical Engineering
John Nunns Mount Olive Volleyball III Jr. Fayetteville, N.C. 4.00 Business Management
Nathan Spaling Ontario In. of Tech.Ice Hockey V Sr. Drayton, Ontario, Can. 4.00 Criminology & Justice Studies
Nick Tabisz (2) St. Nobert Ice Hockey V Sr. Kettering, Ohio 3.77 Mathematics
Mike Tota Cortland State Lacrosse I Jr. Webster, N.Y. 4.08 Business Economics

THIRD TEAM
Name School Sport Dist. Cl. Hometown G.P.A. Major

Austin Biefnes Indianapolis Swimming V Jr. Aurora, Col. 3.99 Chemistry
Sam Campbell Washington & Lee Wrestling III Jr. Winnetka, Ill. 4.00 Politics and English
Sam Graf Monmouth (Ill.) Tennis V Sr. Mascoutah, Ill. 3.99 Business
Anthony Greco Wartburg Tennis VII Sr. Boone, Iowa 3.96 Biology
Michael Harden Olivet (Mich.) Swimming IV Sr. St. Johns, Mich. 3.95 Biology
Jordan Millice Wittenberg Golf IV Jr. Cable, Ohio 3.91 Business
Corey Paulish Williams Wrestling I Sr. Ridgefield, Conn. 3.76 Economics & Psychology
Lorenz Pestinger Lewis Tennis V Sr. Bad Homburg, Germany 4.00 Marketing & Business Adm.
Jesse Peterson Dominican (N.Y.) Lacrosse I Sr. Saskatoon, Sask., Can. 3.94 Biology
Joshua Terrell Dubuque Wrestling VII Gr. Beach Park, Ill. 3.42 Health, Wellness & Recreation
Wyatt Ubellacker Mass. Inst. of Tech. Swimming I So. Georgetown, Ky. 3.68 Mechanical Engineering
Chris Washnock Washington & Lee Swimming III Jr. Greer, S.C. 3.90 Religion and Spanish
Paul Weinstein Emory Swimming III Jr. Pittsburgh, Pa. 3.86 Business

Todd Wilcox Grand Canyon Wrestling VIII Sr. Sacramento, Cal. 3.66 Psychology
Matthew Yonz Georgia College Golf III Sr. Waycross, Ga. 3.96 Chemistry & Gen. Business

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