(AUSTIN, Texas) – Carnegie Mellon University sophomore swimmer Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va./George Mason) was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Team. The honor is the first for Britton, who is in his first year of eligibility, and sixth for the men's swimming and diving program.
As a sophomore, Britton was honored on the second team after maintaining a 4.0 GPA for his career. The information systems major co-leads a Bible study for freshman students through Pittsburgh Metro Cru and volunteers during Carnegie Mellon's annual 1000-plus Day of Service. Britton is a Boeing Scholarship Winner, won an entrepreneurship class project that raised $2,000 for local charities, and earned the NCAA's Elite 90 Award at this year's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships for having the highest GPA among competitors in at least their sophomore year.
In the water, Britton set seven school records this season, was the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke UAA Champion and performed to All-America Honorable Mention standards in both backstroke events at the NCAA Championships.
Britton is one of four sophomores to be honored nationally by CoSIDA with two others joining him on the second team with a 4.0 GPA.