AUSTIN, Texas-Mitchell native Tevyn Waddell received honorable mention All-American status on Wednesday.

The University of Minnesota junior swimmer was a member of the Gophers' 800 freestyle relay that notched a 16th place finish at the NCAA Division I swimming championships. The Gopher quartet earned honorable mention All-American accolades for the swim. They clocked in at 7:00.34.

Waddell will also compete in the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke at the meet, which continues through Saturday.