SIU had the third-most athletes receive conference academic honors, and registered one of only three 4.0 GPAs in the MAC.
The academic accolades for SIU continues to pile up
Joao Facciotti doubled on the day with an A Final finish in the 200-yard freestyle and a B Final finish in the 100-yard backstroke.
SIU wins 23 events to close out the regular season
Salukis take 20 of the 26 events
2014-15 (Sophomore): Academic All-Mac Team…Competed in eight meets for the Salukis…Finished 16th in the 400-yard IM at the MAC Championships…Opened the 2014-15 season with a second place finish in the 200-yard IM and a third place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke at Evansville on 10/4/14…Earned a second place finish in the 400-yard IM against UALR/WUSTL…Closed the regular season with a second place finish in the 200-yard IM against Evansville.
2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in eight meets on the year...Won two events...First collegiate win came in the 200 breaststroke at Evansville...Posted seven top-five finishes.
Personal: Son of Sally and Daniel Ross...Born Feb. 24, 1995...Majoring in radio and television...Indiana state qualifier his senior year in the 100 Breast and 200 IM. Was named team captain and MVP senior year.