Case Western Reserve University senior Andrew Henning was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's At-Large Team, for his outstanding performance during his collegiate career, both in the swimming pool and in the classroom.
By virtue of being named to the Academic All-District Team, Henning will be placed on the ballot for the Academic All-America team, with first-, second-, and third teams to be announced on Tuesday, June 6th.
This is the first career Academic All-District honor for Henning.
Henning has been a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that has qualified for the NCAA Championships each of the past two seasons. In 2016, his 800-yard freestyle relay team placed 10th at the NCAA Championships with a school-record mark of 6:42.43. The relay team also finished first at the 2016 UAA Championships, becoming the first CWRU squad ever to win a relay event at the UAA Championships.
This season, Henning and the 800-yard freestyle team qualified for the NCAA Championships after finishing second in the event at the UAA Championships with a time of 6:45.24. Henning has set career bests in the 50 Free (22.48), 100 Free (46.59), 200 Free (1:41.58), 500 Free (4:37.93) and 1,650 Free (16:19.32).
Academically, as an Accounting major, Henning has recorded a 3.97 cumulative grade point average. He was named to the UAA President's Scholar-Athlete Team in 2016, and is slated to earn the honor again this year. In addition, he has earned UAA All-Academic honors each of his three eligible seasons.
Voting for the Academic All-District team is conducted by members of CoSIDA. Case Western Reserve is a part of District 7, which includes Division III student-athletes from colleges in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Men's sports represented on the 'At-Large' team include fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.