Shane Ryan and Nate Savoy combine for five first place finishes as PSU improves to 6-3
Senior sees second Top 5 performance in as many days as PSU scores 106 points on event's final day
Nittany Lions with 149 Academic All-Conference Honorees So Far in 2013-14
Penn State finishes in eighth place with 212 points
Lions hold 8th place with 150 points
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2012-13, 2013-14)
2012-13: Swam in six individual events during his sophomore season, focusing on the breaststroke and IM events ... Competed in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 and 400 IM events at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13) ... Turned in a personal record time of 2:01.77 at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 breaststroke ... Recorded a season-best mark of 1:51.00 in the 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships in 3:59.41, his best time of the season ... Set career records in the 100 breaststroke vs. Villanova (11/10/12) with a final time of 58.82 and in the 200 backstroke at the Georgia Invite (11/30-12/2/12) with a mark of 1:50.25 ... Named Academic All-Big Ten for performance in the classroom.2011-12: Concluded the season by participating in three events at the Big Ten Championships (2/22-2/25/12) ... Recorded personal best times in the 200 IM with a mark of 1:48.66 and 400 IM, finishing in 3:56.68 at the Big Tens ... Produced a season-best performance in the 200 breaststroke with a mark of 2:02.50 ... Competed in nine events, seeing the most action in the 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM, while making collegiate debuts in the 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 100 breaststroke ... Took second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:05.00, helping the squad sweep WVU (10/22/11) in the event ... Also earned a second place finish in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:09.93 against the Mountaineer.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE