Ten Student-Athletes Named Winter Academic All-Ivy

PRINCETON, N.J. – With the completion of the winter season, the Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected as the 2014-15 Academic All-Ivy recipients and ten individuals, five men and five women, from the University of Pennsylvania were honored. The selected Quakers were starters or key reserves on their respective teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.

C.J. Cobb (wrestling) earned First-Team All-Ivy and finished in the Round of 12 at the 2015 NCAA Championships. Cobb compiled a 23-7 record giving him the third-most wins by a Quaker this season. Of his 23 wins, 13 came against EIWA opponents, which tied for team high. Cobb is a computer science major in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Camryn Crocker (men’s basketball) played in 26 of 28 games and started the season finale versus Princeton. Playing at guard, he averaged more than 10 minutes per game. Crocker recorded his first college double-figure scoring game at Dartmouth, totaling 10 points, three rebounds and two assists. Crocker is a communications major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Shaul Gordon (men's fencing) recorded a 30-5 overall record, a .857 winning percentage, leading Penn. Gordon finished third in saber at Ivy League Round-Robin to earn First-Team All-Ivy. As an NCAA Championships qualifier, he finished 15th in men’s sabre. Gordon is a French major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Chris Swanson (men’s swimming & diving) earned Honorable Mention All-America in the 1650 freestyle, becoming the first Penn swimmer to do so in consecutive seasons. Swanson was the sixth swimmer in Ivy history to win all three distance events at Ivy League Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. In the process, Swanson broke the longest standing Ivy record (8:52.75 in the 1000 free) with his time of 8:49.55. Also at the Ivy meet, he shared High Point Swimmer of the Meet honors. Swanson is a finance major in the Wharton School of Business.

Tom Timmins (men’s track & field) was part of Penn's first indoor title in the DMR since 1979. The captain scored in the 500 at the Ivy meet with the fourth-fastest time in program history (1:03.55). Earlier in the indoor season he posted Penn's sixth-fastest 400-meter time at Penn (48.27). Timmins is a health and societies major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Anaka Alankamony (women’s squash) was a unanimous First-team All-Ivy selection and was named College Squash Association First-team All-America. Alankamony helped lead Penn to 2015 women’s squash Ivy League title. Individually she held a 15-5 record, including a 5-2 Ivy League mark, playing mostly the No. 1 and 2 positions. Alankamony is an economics major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Katy Allen (women’s basketball) helped Penn to 21 wins, its first-ever Big 5 title, and a school record third-straight postseason appearance, including its first-ever WNIT win. The senior captain played in all 30 games as the team’s first player off the bench, averaging 18.2 minutes. Allen is an actuarial science and finance major in the Wharton School of Business.

Wynne Levy (gymnastics) has been a two-year captain and helped lead Penn to the 2015 Ivy Classic title, winning the individual vault championship in the meet. Her 9.775 mark was a new career-high, and is the season-high score for Penn. Levy is a communications major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Sarah Parmacek (women’s fencing) served as captain for her third year, while compiling a 44-25 career record. Parmacek was a NCAA Championships qualifier for the second time in her career, finishing 17th in foil. She was the individual champion at NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional in foil, after finishing seventh in the Ivy League Round Robins. Parmacek is an international studies and Hispanic studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Taylor Sneed (women’s swimming & diving) served as a team captain and was named Second-team All-Ivy as a member of Penn's 400 medley relay team. Currently, Sneed is the Penn record holder in the 200 butterfly (1:59.51) and 200 medley relay (1:43.98) and former record holder in the 100 butterfly. Sneed is a urban studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences.