Men’s Swimming’s Krueger earns Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor

IRVING, Texas — University of Texas Men’s Swimming junior Daniel Krueger has been selected as the Large 12 Convention Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the 12 months, the league business office introduced Wednesday. Krueger was selected as the award winner for the sport of Men’s Swimming and Diving centered on the votes of each and every sport’s respective head coaches.

An electrical engineering significant with a three.8189 grade stage common, Krueger is a two-time Academic All-Large 12 crew collection (2020 and 2021) and a member of the 2019 Academic All-Large 12 Rookie Crew.

In the pool, Krueger gained six All-The usa honors this season though foremost the Longhorns to their NCAA-very best 15th crew title in method historical past. He swam the anchor leg on the profitable four hundred-lawn medley relay at the NCAA Championship meet, tied for second together with teammate Drew Kibler in the one hundred-lawn freestyle and swam the leadoff leg on the four hundred-lawn freestyle relay that finished in fourth place. Krueger also swam the anchor leg on the 200-lawn medley relay which registered a fifth-place showing, positioned sixth in the 50-lawn freestyle and swam the leadoff leg on the 200-lawn freestyle relay which finished in sixth place.

The Large 12 Convention established the Scholar-Athlete of the 12 months award during the 2012-13 academic 12 months. A receiver is named in each and every conference-sponsored sport. Each and every Large 12 institution nominates a greatest of just one person for every sport with the winners selected by a vote of the league head coaches for that sport. The coaches are not allowed to vote for their personal scholar-athletes. Scholar-Athlete of the 12 months nominees must be a junior or senior (athletic or academic standing), have a cumulative grade stage common of three.20 or increased, take part in at least 20 percent of the team’s scheduled contests and have a minimum of just one 12 months of home at the institution.