Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
The sophomore is the sixth Gopher swimmer to earn academic all-district honors.
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.
It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.
2012-13 Sophomore Season:Named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 At-Large First Team earned All-America First Team honors with the 800 free relay team, finishing eighth with a time of 7:02.77, at the 2013 NCAA Championships (3.23) also finished 29th in the 200 free and 60th in the 100 free at the event Second Team All-Big Ten earned second-place honors in the 800 free relay and fifth-place honors in the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships (2/20) also competed in the 100 free and the 200 IM won the event title in the 800 free relay and placed second in the 400 free relay and the 200 free at the Big Ten Quad Duals (2/1) finished first in the 100 back and second in the 200 back at Kansas (10/20) won the 100 back and 200 back against Iowa State (10/12) notched first-place finishes in the 200 free and as a member of the 400 free relay team, and also placed second in the 100 free, at Michigan (10/5) Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (10/16) Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2011-12 Freshman Season: Made her debut as a freshman at the NCAA Championships member of the fifth place 800 free relay and 10th place 400 free relay earned a new top time while finishing 22nd in the 200 free (1:45.81) performed strong at the Big Ten Championships earned third place in the 200 free (1:46.07) placed 11th in the 200 IM (2:00.26) and 12th in the 100 freewith a time of 49.77 (49.67 in prelims), both career bests also member of the runner-up 800 free relay and third place 400 free relay at the Championships earned a top time in the 500 free (4:56.00) at the Minnesota Challenge for second place won the 200 free and took third in the 100 free at the Quad Duals swam the 100 (56.75) and 200 back (2:01.49) against Missouri, earning new top times and placing third in both won the 100 free, 200 free and 200 free relay vs Hawaii CSCAA Scholar All-American letterwinner.