CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Bucknell men's swimming & diving team placed 11 student-athletes on the 2018 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced Friday.

Headlining the Bison honorees was Chris Devlin, a four-time All-Patriot League First Team selection and three-time Academic All-Patriot League pick. Earlier this year, the Economics major became the fourth Bison to earn Academic All-Patriot League laurels all three years he was eligible to be recognized on the 10-man team, joining Louis Behnen, Jack Robinson and Christian Treat. 

Of Bucknell's 11 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll members, seven also made the Dean's List for having a grade point average of at least 3.50. Mitch Buccalo, a junior Chemical Engineering major, paced the team with a 3.91 GPA. Senior Biomedical Engineering Major Kyle Bloom was next with a 3.83 GPA.

To qualify for the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must have achieved a minimum 3.20 GPA during the semester in which their team competed. The following are the Bucknell men's swimming & diving team's 2018 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll members:

Kyle Bloom, Sr., Biomedical Engineering*
Mitch Buccalo, Jr., Chemical Engineering*
Chadd Cummings, Jr., Accounting & Financial Management
Chris Devlin, Sr., Economics*
Kevin Flynn, Fr., Undeclared*
Tom Gannon, Jr., Accounting & Financial Management
Jacob Lubinski, Fr., Undeclared
Charlie McFarland, Jr., Political Science/Economics*
Nate Romanowski, Fr., Mechanical Engineering*
Sam Rutan, Sr., Chemical Engineering
Garrett Sommer, Fr., Chemical Engineering*

* Bucknell Dean's List