FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas women’s swimming and diving team capped off a great week for Razorback student-athletes in the classroom with a 12th-place showing in the College Swim Coaches Association Spring Scholar All-America Team Awards, the organization announced.
The Razorbacks were 12th overall and third among Southeastern Conference teams posting a 3.53 team grade point average through the heart of the championship portion of their schedule.
Head coach Sean Schimmel and the Razorbacks have been among the university’s leaders in the classroom and their 12th-place showing comes against 197 other Division I programs in the country.
Earlier this week, four first-year Razorbacks were honored with a selection to the SEC’s First-Year Academic Honor Roll. Making the grade was Leia Bates (psychology), Sarah Easterling (recreation and sport management), Alyssa Brion (kinesiology) and Katie Kearbey (civil engineering).
Earlier this spring 21 members of Schimmel’s squad were selected to the SEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll for grade point averages above a 3.00.
Those selected were junior Julia Banach (art), sophomore Shelby Bartlett (recreation and sport management), sophomore Hannah Bortnick (Journalism), junior Meghan Clark (kinesiology), senior Shelby Cox (journalism), junior Nikki Daniels (finance), sophomore Nina Drolc (engineering), senior Aubrey Golbek (food, human nutrition and hospitality), junior Lauren Jordan (elementary education), sophomore Rachel Kessler(communications), sophomore Jordan Kimmey (kinesiology), senior Julia Kucherich (food, human nutrition and hospitality), sophomore Anna Mayfield (accounting), sophomore Erika McGovern (engineering), senior Molly Milborn (nursing), sophomore Madeline Monroe (engineering), senior Kesha Naylor (kinesiology), sophomoreRebekah Porter (engineering), sophomore Rachel Stoehr (supply chain management), senior Lizzy Whitbeck(journalism) and junior Susanna White (kinesiology).
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