Andrew Gemmell
blank Andrew Gemmell
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Charter School of Wilmington

Event:
Free/IM/Back/Fly

Record Book:
• Ranks No. 5 in the 1,650 freestyle, No. 6 in the 1,000 freestyle, No. 7 in the 500 freestyle and No. 8 in the 400 individual medley in school history.
2013-2014:
• Finished sixth in the 1,650 freestyle in the NCAAs to help the Bulldogs post just their second top-5 finish at the national meet.
• Finished third in the 1,650 freestyle, sixth in the 500 freestyle and ninth in the 400 individual medley at the SECs.
• Chosen as a team captain.
• Named the recipient of the B.W. "Bump" Gabrielsen Swimming Scholarship.
• Serves as a student-athlete (non-voting) representative on the UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors.
• Named to the USA Swimming National Open Water Team for 2013-14.
• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2012-2013:
• Came in fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and competed in the 500 freestyle and the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Placed ninth in the 1,650 freestyle, 10th in the 500 freestyle and 14th in the 400 individual medley at the SECs.
• Chosen as the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
• Selected for the SEC Community Service Team.
• Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Chosen as the recipient of the Joel Eaves Award as the male student-athlete with the highest GPA entering his senior year academically.
• Selected as a recipient of the Ramsey Academic Scholarship.
• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
• Chosen as a First-Team Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Second Team At-Large Team.
2012 Olympics:
• Placed ninth in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the London Games.
• Qualified for the Olympics by winning the 1,500-meter freestyle title at the United States Trials.
2011-2012:
• Placed fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and 12th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Also competed in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Finished fourth in the 1,650 freestyle, fifth in the 500 freestyle and seventh in the 400 individual medley at the SECs.
• Selected as the SEC Swimmer of the Week for his efforts against Texas.
• Named to the Dean's List and the AD's Honor Roll after Fall Semester.
• Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll following Spring Semester.
• Recognized by the UGA Athletic Association for having all As during his academic career.
• Chosen as a member of the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team.
• Named the recipient of the Morton S. Hodgson Jr. Scholarship.
2010-2011:
• Recognized by the UGA Athletic Association as a Scholar-Athlete honoree.
• Received recognition from UGA Athletic Association for earning all A's during his academic career thus far at Georgia.
• Redshirted and did not see any action for the Bulldogs.
• Inducted into the inaugural UGA Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
• Named the recipient of the Morton S. Hodgson Jr. Scholarship.
2009-2010:
• Came in 12th in the 1,650 freestyle and 15th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Competed in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after his runner-up finish in the 1,650 freestyle at the league meet.
• Placed sixth in the 400 individual medley and 10th in the 500 freestyle at the SECs.
• Named a Presidential Scholar with a 4.0 GPA as a member of the Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the Southeastern Conference Freshmen Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team.
International:
• Represented the United States in the 2013 World Championships in Spain.
• Qualified for the World Championships by winning the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships 5K title.
• Earned a bronze medal in the 800 freestyle at the 2013 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships.
• Won the men's 10K in the 2011 Open Water National Championships.
• Won gold in the 5K team race at 2011 World Championships. Individually, was fifth and was the fastest American in the Open Water 5K.
• Was the 2011 USA Swimming national champion in the 1,500m freestyle.
• Named to the 2011 World University Games Team.
• Placed fifth in the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships in the 1,500m freestyle.
• Selected as a member of the 2009-2010 United States National Team.
• Was the silver medalist in the 10K open water race at 2009 World Championships and took fifth place in the 5K.
• Named 2009 USA Swimming Male Open Water Swimmer of the Year.
• Won the 400 individual medley at 2008 Youth World Championships.
High School:
• Graduated from the Charter School of Wilmington.
• Swam for Coach Bruce Gemmell on the Delaware Swim Team.
• Was a three-time Academic All-American.
Personal:
• Born February 20, 1991.
• Son of Bruce and Debra Gemmell.
• Majoring in Economics.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
500 Freestyle 4:17.18 14 SEC Championships
1,650 Freestyle 14:41.86 12 NCAA Championships
400 Individual Medley 3:44.89 12 NCAA Championships

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