Eight Gaucho swimmers make Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Eight UC Santa Barbara men’s swimmers have garnered Pac-12 All-Academic Team accolades it was announced recently by the conference.

To be eligible for selection to the academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average and be a significant contributor to the team.

Seniors Kevin Kuhn and Chris Peterson each garnered Pac-12 All-Academic First Team honors. Sophomore Andrew Dossa, junior Andrew Latimer, and senior Evan Simoni, meanwhile, all garnered Second Team accolades.

Additionally, Jeremy Buck, Lucas Norman and Dylan Templeton were named Honorable Mentions.

The 2011-12 UCSB men’s swim team had an exceptional year as the team posted the program’s first undefeated dual meet season.