Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.
Minnesota had 12 appearances in the Championship Finals
Nine seniors will be honored at home on Friday night against the Badgers
2012-13 Senior Season:Notched personal-best times in the 100 breast (1:03.02), 200 breast (2:20.22) and 50 free (23.73) at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (2/20) finished 17th in the 100 breast, 34th in the 200 breast and 51st in the 50 free at the event placed second with the 200 medley relay at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) posted second-place finishes in the 100 breast and 400 medley relay and a third-place finish in the 200 breast vs. North Dakota (1/25) As a member of the 200 medley relay team, placed fourth at Hawaii (1/12) came in second in the 100 breast and third with the 200 medley relay vs. Iowa (11/2) notched a fifth-place finish with the 200 medley relay team vs. Wisconsin (10/26) finished sixth in both the 100 and 200 breast at Kansas (10/20) placed third in the 200 breast (2:23.45) and swam in the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay against Iowa State (10/12) competed as a member of the 200 medley relay team at Michigan (10/5) Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2009-10 Freshman Season: Competed in four events in the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/13) won the 100 breast (1:04.29) at the Falcon Invite (12/4) was part of the first-place 400 medley relay at the Falcon Invite added second-place finishes in 200 IM (2:07.84) and 200 breast (2:22.47) was part of first place 200 medley relay at the Minnesota Challenge (2/5) added a second-place finish in the 200 IM (2:07.50) and a third-place finish in the 200 breast (2:22.92).
High School: A 2009 graduate of Eden Prairie High School competed with the Eden Prairie High School for one year and club teams, Team Foxjet (coach Ann Urschel) and Edina Swim Club (Jeff Rodriguez) all-state and all-conference selection in 2005, the only year she competed in high school swimming has competed at the Speedo Champion Series, the Grand Prix, the NCSA Short Course Junior Nationals and at the Summer Long Course Junior Nationals placed seventh in the 100 breast at the Minnesota Grand Prix in 2007 and fifth in the same event in 2008 enters her collegiate career with a 100 breast time of 1:05.22 and a 200 breast time of 2:24.03.
Personal: Born May 3, 1991 majoring in animal science daughter of Gary and Lisa Greenberg brother, Philip, was a swimmer with the Gopher men's program has two younger brothers, Aaron and Jordan mother, Lisa, was a two-sport athlete at UConn in volleyball and track & field.