Pair of Bearcat Swimmers Honored by CoSIDA|
May 25, 2006
Degenstein, the BIG EAST champion in the 100 and 200 butterfly, holds the UC school records in both events. The senior held the eighth and ninth-best times nationally in the 100 and 200 fly and qualified for NCAA competition in both. A 3.72 Interior Design student in the challenging DAAP program, Degenstein was named a first-team 2005 Academic All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Kleiner, UC's top freestyler, finished second in the 100 freestyle and third in both the 50 and 200 free at the 2006 BIG EAST Championships, earning three all-conference awards. The sophomore has provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in each of his first two seasons at UC. A marketing major holding a 3.90 GPA, Kleiner was named an honorable mention Academic All-American in 2005 by CSCAA.
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