Xavier Swimmers Rake In All-BIG EAST Accolades
Feb. 27, 2014
CINCINNATI - Following the men's swimming team's BIG EAST Championship and the women's team's third-place showing in the championships, 22 Musketeers were named All-BIG EAST for their accomplishments.
Xavier's men's team had 13 members earn the accolade, highlighted by the BIG EAST Men's Most Outstanding Swimmer Chad Thompson. Erik Biernat, Carter Clark, Eric Dirvin, Nick Foster, Michael Gordon, Knox Hitt, Luke Johanns, Armando Moss, Will Oswald, Arthur Smith, Nicholas Strader and Rodrigo Suriano also picked up the award.
Nine Musketeers from the women's squad collected the all-conference award, including Clair Brolsma, Maddie Day, Haley Dresner, Natalie Hyde, Molly Kroeger, Mackenna Rife, Carolyn Stewart, Abbigail Walsh and Ashley Whiteley.
In order to receive the award, a swimmer had to medal in any one of the events at the conference championships. Each medalist was only eligible to garner all-conference accolades once, despite the number of events in which they medaled. Seventy-nine swimmers from the conference were honored as All-BIG EAST.
Men's All-BIG EAST Honorees (Qualifying Event/s)
Women's All-BIG EAST Honorees (Qualifying Event/s)