Paul Swanson, a resident of Coon Rapids and graduate of Blaine High School, was one of four University of Wisconsin – Green Bay athletes to receive academic all-league honors.
Swanson, who graduated in May with a degree in business administration, was a First Team All-Horizon League selection after leading the Phoenix to its first conference tennis title and first NCAA tournament appearance. Swanson played in the top singles spot for Green Bay in the spring, posting a 17-6 overall singles record. He was named Horizon League Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks in April (April 3 and April 10), and finished his career as Green Bay’s all-time leader in singles victories with a 94-42 record.
Swanson graduated with a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average, including a 3.75 within his major.