Case Western Reserve University senior men's swimmer Andrew Henning was selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Division III Men's At-Large Second Team for his athletic and academic achievements over his career as a Spartan.
This is the first career Academic All-America honor for Henning, after being named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team earlier in the year.
The Academic All-America honor is the sixth earned by a member of the CWRU men's swimming and diving team in the program's history. In addition to Henning's award, Guy Genin was a third team selection in 1989-90, Jay Gindin was first team selection in both 1991-92 and 1992-93, and John Erickson earned first team selections in both 2005-06 and 2006-07. Henning is the third CWRU athlete to be named an Academic All-American this season, and the 96th in the history of Case Western Reserve athletics.
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 relay 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. In addition, he has earned UAA All-Academic honors each of his three eligible seasons.
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.