University of Houston senior Szintia Szanto was one of six swimming and diving student-athletes named to the 2006-07 Conference USA All-Academic Team, as announced by the league office Monday.
Szanto is a three-time C-USA Academic Medal recipient and C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll member during her career. Her 3.89 GPA in communications/advertising is the highest on a Cougar squad that routinely places double-digit numbers on the C-USA Honor Roll.
The Budapest, Hungary, native was a four-time All-Conference USA Second-Team honoree at the 2007 C-USA Championship, held at UH’s own Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium.
The All-Academic Team consists of six student-athletes that have earned a 3.20 cumulative grade point average or higher and competed in 75 percent of their team’s scheduled meets.
Three sophomore, two seniors and a junior made up the 2006-07 C-USA All-Academic swimming and diving team. In addition to Szanto, Kim Brewer (East Carolina), Camilla Overup (Marshall), Diane Gu (Rice), Jenny Basel (SMU), Celina Lemmen (SMU) were named to the All-Academic Team.