Indiana’s Capobianco Named Academic All-American


Indiana University sophomore diver Andrew Capobianco was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Men’s At-Large Third-Team on Friday, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).

The at-large teams for the Google Cloud Academic All-America program include the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming & diving, tennis and water polo for both men and women, as well as beach volleyball, bowling, field hockey and rowing for women, and volleyball and wrestling for men.

Capobianco, an Exercise Science major, was a CSCAA Scholar All-American in 2018 and earned Academic All-Big Ten honors this past season for the Hoosiers.

The 2019 Big Ten Diver of the Year, Capobianco won the program’s first NCAA Championship in the 3-meter dive in 38 years in March, taking the gold with a total score of 461.65. The performance gave Capobianco a fourth All-America honor for his career.
At the Big Ten Championships, he earned Second-Team All-Big Ten honors after winning silver in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives. Capobianco also took fourth overall at Big Ten’s in the platform dive.

This summer, Capobianco will represent the USA in a pair of high-profile international competitions – the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea and the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.