Former Gwinnett swimmers earn academic honors

Gwinnett graduates and Florida Southern swimming teammates Robbie Swan, Kelsey Gouge and Bruce Janzen have been named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America NCAA Scholar All-American first team.

Swan, a Brookwood grad, earns his second consecutive Scholar All-American honor after swimming the anchor leg of the Mocs’ national championship 200 medley relay team that posted a school and NCAA D-II record time. In addition, Swan also took home five All-American certificates at this year’s national championship meet, was named a Capital One/CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-America Men’s At Large selection and a second-team All-SSC selection. Swan also was named the recipient of the NCAA Elite 89 Award for men’s swimming and was named the Pat McFadden Award winner as FSC’s Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Gouge, also a Brookwood grad, was a 19-time individual winner for the Moccasins this year, and was also on 10 different winning relay teams throughout the season. As a freshman, she won both the 50 and 100 freestyle at the Sunshine State Conference Championships with meet-record times, and was part of two victorious relay teams as well. She went on to win NCAA D-II All-American honors in the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, and Honorable Mention All-American in the 100 freestyle.

Janzen, a Collins Hill grad, earns the Scholar All-American honor for the fourth consecutive year. He was an honorable mention All-American in the 200-yard butterfly at the NCAA D-II National Championships.

The CSCAA Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a cumulativeGPA of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have qualified for their respective national championship.


hangdogs 2 years, 1 month ago

Congratulations to Robbie, Kelsey and Bruce. Great job! Great to see good kids doing great things.


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