Ten Gauchos Named Mid-Major All-Americans

May 2, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Ten UC Santa Barbara swimmers have been named CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-Americans it was announced Monday morning. Junior Chris Peterson, the Gauchos' lone representative at the 2011 NCAA Championships, was named to the Men's First Team.

Peterson competed in both the 50 and 100 freestyle at the NCAA Championships and set school records in both events this season.

From the women's swim team, Paige Bradley, Allie Knight, Kendall Neely, Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi were each honored with Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention accolades.

On the men's side, Kevin Ferguson, Tim Freeman, Ryan Hanni and Garrett Thompson were named Men's Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mentions.

Each honorable mention recipient recorded at least one NCAA `B' cut during the 2010-11 swim season.