HomeSwimmingNavy’s Micah Oh Wins NCAA’s Elite 90 Award For Males’s Swim/Dive
Navy’s Micah Oh Wins NCAA’s Elite 90 Award For Males’s Swim/Dive
March 29, 2021
Navy senior Micah Oh gained the NCAA’s Elite 90 Award for Males’s Swimming & Diving, Navy’s first-ever winner.
The award is given every year to the student-athlete with the best cumulative grade-point common who competes on the NCAA Championships within the sport. So as to be eligible athletes should have been a member of their group for a minimum of two years and be an lively participant on the championship competitors.
Oh was on the bubble for an NCAA invite this yr, however earned his bid when Texas scratched out their remaining two swimmers to get underneath NCAA roster limits. He completed thirty sixth within the 200 fly (1:45.01) and forty ninth within the 200 IM (1:48.39) finally week’s NCAA Championships.
Oh has an ideal 4.0 cumulative grade level common. He’s an honors utilized arithmetic main, in line with the Navy press launch.. He was additionally the 2020 Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the 12 months in males’s swimming & diving, and was named the 2020 Patriot League Swimmer of the 12 months.
He turns into the primary Navy athlete ever to win the NCAA’s Elite 90 award, which has acknowledged one athlete per sport because the 2009-2010 faculty yr. Solely three Patriot League athletes have ever gained the award: Loyola lacrosse participant Chris Myers in 2016 and American wrestler Daniel Mitchell again in 2012.