Andrew Capobianco

2x NCAA Champ Andrew Capobianco Leads Quartet of IU Men’s 5th Years for 2022-23

Andrew Capobianco, Mikey Calvillo, Jack Franzman, and Van Mathias will each be returning for a 5th season with the Hoosiers. Stock photo via Indiana Athletics. Indiana University benefitted greatly from the NCAA policy which allows athletes a 5th year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic last season, and they look to do so again this year. After IU had 4 swimmers return for a 5th year last season, they’ll have another 4 use their 5th year eligibility this year as well. Notably, IU won the men’s Big Ten team title last season, and finished 5th at NCAAs, recording the top finish by a Big Ten team.

Full of Promise: Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco Is a Master of the Boards

Full of Promise: Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco Is a Master of the Boards. With two NCAA titles plus medals at the Olympics, World Championships and Pan American Games at just 22 years old, diver Andrew Capobianco has the potential to be an American great in the sport and have his name etched alongside legends like Greg Louganis and Sammy Lee.

A Sort Of Olympic Homecoming: Silver medalist Andrew Capobianco returns to his Long Island roots

A little over a week after Andrew Capobianco and partner Michael Hixon took silver in the finals of the men’s synchronized 3m springboard at the Tokyo Olympics, Capobianco was accorded a hero’s welcome at the Hicksville Athletic Center. Mineola-born and a Wantagh resident until his family moved to the South when he was 14, the red-haired Olympian’s Long Island roots run deep despite having graduated from Holly Springs High in North Carolina. As he stepped out of an SUV that came at the tail-end of a Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) escort, Ed Sheeran’s “Castle On the Hill” played on overhead speakers while assorted local officials clutched American flags and hundreds of Police Athletic League campers cheered and chanted “USA, USA, USA.”