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Men's Swimming: Bear Cubs Honored with Six Individual All Americans

Freshman Brandon Miguel was named an All American in both the 500 and 1650 Free events. Photo:  Curt Fargo
Freshman Brandon Miguel was named an All American in both the 500 and 1650 Free events. Photo: Curt Fargo

The SRJC men had six individuals and five relays receive All American rankings.  In order to be named an CCCAA All American, an individual or relay must rank in the top 16 times swam overall in the 2014-2015 season. Sophomore Ben Crabb ranked the highest receiving honors in four indivudal events and was a member on 4/5 of SRJC's All American relays as well.  The Bear Cubs had three freshmen and three sophomores named to the 2015 CCCAA All American list inlcuding:

Ben Crabb, SO

  • 100 Back (8th)
  • 200 Back (4th)
  • 200 IM (9th)
  • 400 IM (6th)

Bowen Brooks, SO

  • 100 Breast (7th)
  • 200 Breast (9th)

Omar Saldivar, SO

  • 200 Fly (15th) 

Jesse Schmidt, FR

  • 200 Breast (8th)
  • 200 IM (12th)
  • 400 IM (8th)

Brandon Miguel, FR

  • 500 Free (15th)
  • 1650 Free (15th)
  • 200 Fly (16th)

Nathan Boas, FR

  • 400 IM (16th)

All five of SRJC's relays were also named on the All American List including:

  • 200 Medley Relay:  Crabb, Brooks, Saldivar, Tom Franicievich (8th)
  • 400 Medley Relay:  Crabb, Brooks, Saldivar, Franicievich (10th)
  • 200 Free Relay:  Schmidt, Will Hardman, Saldivar, Miguel (12th)
  • 400 Free Relay:  Franicevich, Hardman, Schmidt, Crabb (8th)
  • 800 Free Relay:  Franicevich, Crabb, Miguel, Schmidt (7th)

Click here for a complete list of the 2015 CCCAA Men's Swim & Dive All Americans.

2015 SRJC Awards and Honors:

  • Team Captains:  Ben Crabb and Tom Franicevich
  • Most Valuable Player:  Ben Crabb
  • Most Inspirational:  Justin Deckard-Locke
  • Most Improved:  Collin Campbell
  • Coaches Award:  Brandon Miguel
  • Big 8 First Team All Conference:  Ben Crabb, Bowen Brooks, and Jesse Schmidt
  • Academic All American:  Bowen Brooks and Jesse Schmidt