Ehrenheim Named 1st Team Academic All-American, Bowman 3rd Team
TOWSON, Md. – Asbury University senior swimmer Trevor Ehrenheim was named to the Capitol One Academic All-American 1st Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Monday. Junior Daniel Bowman was named to the 3rd team.
Ehrenheim (Owensboro, Ky.) was a 3rd team selection a year ago and becomes the first swimmer named to the 1st team. He is also the first male athlete to receive this honor and only the third athlete overall, joining Mary Ann Warford (Softball) in 2012 and Laura Carroll (Women’s Basketball) earlier this year.
The Capital One College Division Academic All-America® men’s and women’s at-large teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions. The at-large team for the Capital One Academic All-America® program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo for both men and women; bowling, crew and field hockey for women; and volleyball and wrestling for men.
A senior business management major with a 3.62 G.P.A., Ehrenheim posted a12-2 record in individual events in dual meets for the Asbury swimming team. The Owensboro, Ky., native placed sixth at the NAIA National Championship Meet in the 200-backstroke and helped set five school records in the relays at nationals. Ehrenheim was named the NAIA Swimmer of the Month in December of 2012 and is a two-time NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
Bowman (Lodi, Calif.) made his first appearance on the All-American team, joining Ehrenheim as the only recipients from the men’s swimming team. A junior media communications and sociology double major with a 3.43 G.P.A., Bowman placed fourth at the NAIA National Championship Meet in the 1650-freestyle and placed in the top-16 in the 400-IM and 500-freestyle. He has six career top-8 finishes at the meet over his career.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.