Graifman, a senior diver from Antioch, Calif., was named to the second team, giving him the second Academic All-American honor of his career. He earned second team honors in the college division last year.
Graifman had a 3.87 G.P.A. this year, earning the sixth highest academic average of any athlete on the 15 player Division II second team. Graifman closed out an all-time great career in the pool this season, earning PCSC Diver of the Year honors after winning the one-meter and finishing fourth in the three-meter events at the PCSC Championships.
The Capital One Academic All-America Division II Men's At-Large program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo and wrestling, and is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of
America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain at least a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30.
Graifman is one of just two PacWest athletes to be named to the team. Reed Upson (lacrosse) of Dominican also earned second team honors.