University of Louisville swimmer Nicolas Albiero headlines the 2019-2020 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Men’s At-Large teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Albiero carries a 3.94 in health and human performance. He recorded the fastest time in the nation in the 200 butterfly with his winning time of 1:38.65 at the ACC Championships to defend his title. He lowered his own ACC meet record in the event. The junior also won the 100 butterfly at the ACC Championships with a new pool record time of 44.83, also breaking his own record. A junior from Louisville, Kentucky, Albiero was named the ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year for swimming and diving.
Despite the cancellation of spring competition during COVID-19, CoSIDA continued its sponsorship of the Academic All-America awards program. Student-athletes were selected based on career statistics.
No less than 31 of 46 members of the 2019-2020 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Men’s At-Large teams have at least a 3.90 GPA, with 20 student-athletes maintaining a 4.00 GPA as either undergraduate or graduate students. The 16 members of the first team (which was expanded due to ties in the voting) have an average GPA of 3.96.
For more information regarding the CoSIDA Academic All-America® program, visit https://academicallamerica.com/.
|Nancy Allison Worley|
Associate Sports Information Director | Louisville Athletics