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|
|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.|
|2018-19 ALL-SSC Men's Swimming Second Team|
|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.|
|2018-19 ALL-SSC Men's Swimming Honorable Mention|
|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|