THE BYU men’s swimming and diving team, with a 3.35 team grade point average, finished first in the nation academically among Division I programs according to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America rankings. They also ended the season ranked 17th in dual-meet standings.
Arunas Savickas, ’01, earned a second team All-America citation for his 14th-place finish in the 200 freestyle at the 2001 NCAA Championships, making him the only male swimmer in BYU history to be named an All-American four years in a row. He has earned six All-America citations in four trips to the NCAA championships.
Aaron Russell, ’03, earned his second team All-America honor with a 13th-place finish in the NCAA one-meter springboard event.
The BYU women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams won the MWC championship for the second year in a row.