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Christian Huber named All-SSC Honorable Mention

Christian Huber named All-SSC Honorable Mention

MELBOURNE, Fla. (March 8, 2019) – Freshman Christian Huber was named Honorable Mention Sunshine State Conference, it was announced Friday. 

The Sindelfingen, Germany native joins teammate Alex Norcini and alumni Mike Weinstein as the only Tars named to men's swimming All-SSC teams. Weinstein was a second team selection  in 2011 and Norcini landed on the second team last year. 

Huber medaled twice at the SSC Swimming championships, taking third in the 100-yard freestyle and second in the 50-yard freestyle. He was the fifth-highest scoring freshman at the event, racking up 27 points to finish 22nd overall. 

Huber is qualified for the NCAA National Championship in three events, swimming the 50, 100 and 200 yard freestyle races. He and Norcini will battle for national titles starting Wednesday, March 13 in Indianapolis. The four-day event will be at the IUPUI Natatorium.  

2018-19 ALL-SSC Men's Swimming First Team
Name School Yr. Hometown
Matt Holmes^&*# Florida Southern Sr. Rockledge, Fla.
Luke Hene Tampa Jr. Gainesville, Ga.
Luka Planinc+* Florida Southern Sr. Zagreb, Croatia
Matias Lopez~! Florida Southern So. Asuncion, Paraguay
Vincent Lijoi Nova Southeastern Jr. Bradenton, Fla.
Brett Saunders Tampa Jr. Newark, Del.
Victor Rocha Furtado^* Florida Tech Sr. Sao Paula, Brazil
Brandon Dyck~ Florida Southern So. Cary, N.C.
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2018-19 ALL-SSC Men's Swimming Second Team
Name School Yr. Hometown
Cam Newton Tampa Sr. Clearwater, Fla.
Alec Dawson Nova Southeastern So. East Palatka, Fla.
Brian Valedon Tampa Jr. Brewster, N.Y.
Alessandro Xella Nova Southeastern Fr. Imola, Italy
Matthew Daniel Saint Leo Fr. Alton, Ill.
Julian Coster Nova Southeastern Jr. Gothenburg, Sweden
Aleksei Averchenko Nova Southeastern Jr. Usolie-Sibirskoe, Russia
Cole Smith Florida Southern Fr. Nixa, Mo.
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2018-19 ALL-SSC Men's Swimming Honorable Mention
Name School Yr. Hometown
Christian Huber Rollins Fr. Sindelfingen, Germany
Spencer Hohm Nova Southeastern Fr. Springfield, Ill.
Nico Campbell Florida Southern Sr. Chestnut, England
Yann Corbel Saint Leo Jr. Dinard, France
Emanuele Rossi Florida Tech Sr. Milan, Italy
Bernardo Abascal Nova Southeastern So. Mexico City, Mexico

 

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