The Canisius College swimming and diving programs had a conference-leading 21 student-athletes named to the MAAC All-Academic teams, the league announced on Wednesday.
In order to receive the honors, the student-athlete must maintain a cumulative GPA above a 3.2 and be at least a sophomore who has completed two semesters at the institiution.
The women saw nine members of the team receive the award, with sophomores Clare Battaglia (Psychology), Alex Doody (undecided), and Audrey Mulhisen (digital media arts), juniors Taylor Epstein (health and wellness), Mary Hoak (special education), Sara Nungesser (mathematics), and Alyse Stevenson (psychology) as well as, seniors Kelli Graber (physical education and health) and Leah Villari (special education) being honored.
The men’s program had 12 swimmers named earning the award – the most of any men’s program – including five seniors, four juniors and three sophomores receiving recognition. The honorees included: sophomore Spencer Bray (accounting), junior Shane Donovan (accounting), senior Andrew Edbauer (history), senior Tyler Evans (athletic training), junior Sam Hansen (psychology), sophomore Jake Kohler (biology), senior Jake Kowalski (criminal justice), sophomore Austin Hill (digital media arts), senior Corey Petrie (management information systems), junior Eddie Quarantillo (economics), senior Adam Swift (digital media arts) and junior Sean Wurster (biology).
The Griffs will get things underway at the MAAC Championships Thursday, Feb. 13, at 10 a.m.