Nine Hawkeyes Named to Academic All-Big Ten

April 5, 2004

The Big Ten Conference has announced that a league-best 53 University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2004 winter Academic all-Conference team. The list includes student-athletes from men’s basketball (3), women’s basketball (8), men’s gymnastics (6), women’s gymnastics (8), men’s swimming (9), women’s swimming (12) and wrestling (7).

To be eligible for an academic all-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a career grade point average of 3.0 or better.

The University of Iowa men’s swimming and diving team had nine members of their team named to the academic all-Big Ten team. This included senior Jason Snider who was announced to the team for his third consecutive season. Snider will graduate this spring with a degree in Finance, while currently carrying a 3.99 GPA.


Alex Boyce JR 3.50 Finance Houston, TX

Cameron Dye SO 3.47 Pre-Business Boulder, CO

Jonathan Landon SO 3.75 Economics/Philosophy Pella, IA

Joe Lureau JR 3.04 Civil Engineering Carol Stream, IL

Natan Pheil JR 3.54 Biomedical Engineering Neenah, WI

Elliot Ptasnik JR 3.13 Finance Belleville, IL

Cal Shelangoski JR 3.13 Accounting Muscatine, IA

John Singer SR 3.47 Political Science Scottsbluff, NE

Jason Snider SR 3.99 Finance Clive, IA