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Carr earns academic all-district honors

Carr earns academic all-district honors

FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas swimmer Stephanie Carr has been named to the first team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team, the College Sports Information Directors of America has announced. This is the second all-district honor for Carr.

An All-American in the 1,650 freestyle, Carr was part of the Razorback swimming and diving team that posted a program best 10 duals wins and finished an Arkansas best fifth-place at the Southeastern Conference Championships in 2008-09.

Carr, who holds Razorback records in the 500 and 1,000 freestyle events, maintained a 3.97 grade-point average while earning a degree in communications from the University of Arkansas. She has also been recognized this year by the SEC for her community service work and was a recipient of the Razorback Salute to Excellence Award.

Also garnering first team recognition was men’s tennis player Blake Strode. Women’s tennis standout Aurelija Miseviciute earned all-district honors as a member of the second team all-district.

Voted on by the membership of CoSIDA, the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team is the longest running program to recognize excellence both in the classroom and on the field of competition.

Team selections of the eight districts compose the ballot for the national team.

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Sports Category : Swimming & Diving (W)