Robinson Named to Academic All-District Team

    Junior Eric Robinson
    Junior Eric Robinson

    May 20, 2010

    USAFA, Colo. - For the second-straight season, Air Force men's swimmer Eric Robinson has earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VII honors in the men's at-large university division, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

    As a first-team selection, Robinson will be placed on the ballot for Academic All-America honors in the men's at-large university division. Sports included in the men's at-large category are fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.

    Robinson, a junior from Lakewood, Colo., currently carries a 3.98 GPA as a mathematics major and ranks first academically in the Class of 2011 at the Academy. He is a two-time All-Mountain West Conference performer, swimming on the Falcons' school-record setting 800 freestyle relay team in 2009, while earning all-conference honors as a member of the 200 medley relay team in 2010. Robinson is also a two-time individual conference finalist, reaching the top eight in the 200 free in 2009 and the 200 butterfly in 2010. He holds the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 200 freestyle, while ranking eighth all-time in the 200 fly.

    A first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District selection in 2009, Robinson also earned honorable mention Scholar All-America accolades from the CSCAA (College Swimming Coaches Association of America) last season. In addition, he is a two-time MWC All-Academic team selection and MWC Scholar-Athlete, with 2010 honors pending.

     

     

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