Price Named Second-Team Academic All-District

Travis Price was named to the 2006-07 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Men's At-Large Second Team. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- BYU men's swimmer Travis Price was honored this week for his academic achievements as he was named to the 2006-07 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Men's At-Large Second Team.

A 14-time All-Mountain West Conference honoree, Price currently has a 3.77 GPA in accounting. The junior has earned BYU, MWC and CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine academic honors throughout his Cougar career.

Price was named a second-team All-American this season after helping BYU's 200-free relay team place 16th nationally and 400-free relay team finish 15th while setting BYU and conference records. He also earned six All-MWC awards in 2007 with the Cougars' top times of the year in the 200 free, 500 free and 1650 free and second-best time in the 1000 free, helping BYU tie for the regular-season league title.

The District VIII teams were comprised of athletes from nine different western states -- Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington -- along with the province of British Columbia, Canada. The athletes honored come from a number of sports, including golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, fencing, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling. Three other Cougars - men's golfer Daniel Summerhays, women's gymnast Lisa Willis and women's tennis player Anastasia Surkova - were also honored.