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Minnesota senior swimmers John Cahoy, Martin Zielinski and senior wrestler Tim Hartung were all named to the first team GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American Team.
Cahoy was named the Academic All-American of the Year.
Cahoy, the only two-time All-American academic winner, is a native of Hudson, Wis. He has held a 4.0 grade point average his entire college career, double majoring in chemistry and biochemistry. He was a member of four Big Ten Champion relay teams this season, and earned first team All-American honors as a member of the 800-free relay team.
Zielinski has a 3.67 gpa while majoring in biology and premed. He was the 1997 and 1999 Big Ten champion in the 100-meter butterfly, and was a first-team All-American after finishing sixth in 1998. He is also a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and All-Big Ten performer. This is the first time Zielinski has earned first-team Academic All-American recognition.
Hartung, a native of Durand, Wis., has a 3.24 gpa in kinesiology. He became only the second wrestler in Minnesota history to win back-to-back NCAA titles at 197 pounds. Hartung won his third consecutive Big Ten championship and was the Big Ten wrestler of the year this season, finishing out his Minnesota career with 58 consecutive wins. Hartung is a three-time Big Ten academic selection.

Beeler joins team USA
Minnesota senior shortstop Shannon Beeler has been chosen to participate in the 1999 Coca-Cola USA Softball Women’s National Team Festival from June 8-14 in Fresno, Calif.
Beeler will be one of 60 players in the Festival, along with teammate Steph Klaviter. Klaviter was chosen in the first group of 50 players, and Beeler was added as one of the final 10 selections.
Ten players in the group of 60 have been selected to play for the United States at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg. Beeler and Klaviter will compete for one of five remaining positions.
Beeler holds the Big Ten career record for home runs with 39. She has driven in 221 runs, which is a Big Ten record and seventh in NCAA history, and is a career .358 hitter. This season Beeler is hitting .352 with nine home runs and 40 RBIs.
Minnesota is currently ranked 25th nationally with a 31-15 record, 4-5 in the Big Ten.