Women's Swimming and Diving Academic All-MAC Team Named

Updated 4/12/2011
CLEVELAND - The Mid-American Conference announced its 2010-11 Women's Swimming and Diving Academic All-MAC team Tuesday, as voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions. A total of 27 student-athletes were named to the team.

The women's Academic All-MAC squad included eight student-athletes who earned 1st Team All-MAC honors during the 2011 MAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships as well as another three who were on the 2nd Team. MAC Swimmer of the Year Kelsey Vehr of Miami won titles in the 400 IM and the 100 and 200 Breaststroke while Ohio's Rachel Heim set new MAC records in the 100 and 200 Butterfly. Other MAC Champions to be named to the Academic All-MAC team include Carly Harter of Toledo (200 IM), Leah Thornton of Miami (100 Backstroke) and Claire Leichty of Toledo (1650 Freestyle).

The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50% of the contests for that particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.

2010-11 Women's Academic All-MAC Swimming and Diving Team
Meghan Bowling, Akron
Courtney Fischbach, Akron
Leeanna Hoover, Akron
Jayne Malloy, Akron
Maria Gramelspacher, Ball State
Christina Riordan, Ball State
Jennifer Beatty, Bowling Green
Sarah Reinink, Bowling Green
Briana Emig, Eastern Michigan
Elisa Torres, Eastern Michigan
Megan Brunn, Miami
Miranda Kaltenborn, Miami
Kelsey Mallon, Miami
Leah Thornton, Miami
Kelsey Vehr, Miami
Lisa Werwinski, Miami
Bekka Westrick, Miami
Anastasia Bocharnikova, Ohio
Rachel Heim, Ohio
Stacy Huber, Ohio
Stella Johnson, Ohio
Amanda Traylor, Ohio
Megan Friedli, Toledo
Carly Harter, Toledo
Laura Heckroth, Toledo
Claire Leichty, Toledo
Amanda Thompson, Toledo

2010-11 Women's Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention
Brittany Bankovich, Akron
Jessica Breymier, Akron
Kelsea Cross, Akron
Becca Emerich, Akron
Rachel Hunsinger, Akron
Katie Miles, Akron
Molly Raspopovich, Akron
Rachel Szymkowiak, Akron
Brigid Wolf, Akron
Whitney Adams, Ball State
Alanna Bader, Ball State
Jessica Elzinga, Ball State
Natalie Grissom, Ball State
Mallory Przybylinski, Ball State
Nicole Saulters, Ball State
Cori Vormohr, Ball State
Megan Bomicino, Bowling Green
Andrea Brown, Bowling Green
Sarah Burston, Bowling Green
Katherine Womack, Bowling Green
Danielle Adank, Buffalo
Jordan Deren, Buffalo
Alisa Koopman, Buffalo
Karly Moore, Buffalo
Amanda Reall, Buffalo
Alie Schirmers, Buffalo
Alex Swies, Buffalo
Chelsea Allard, Eastern Michigan
Kelly Hendricks, Eastern Michigan
Katie Arlinghaus, Miami
Ellen Barhorst, Miami
Margaret Eppright, Miami
Amanda Grandjean, Miami
Jessica Hesse, Miami
Maddie Kete, Miami
Laura Krueger, Miami
Maegan O'Connor, Miami
Nicole Roddenbery, Miami
Molly Tyler, Miami
Jennifer Warmolts, Miami
Amanda Cecere, Ohio
Petra Chomicz, Ohio
Alexa Gordish, Ohio
Kristyn Repke, Ohio
Kasey Tolbert, Ohio
Kristen Witham, Ohio
Katie Jackson, Toledo
Nikki Schropp, Toledo
Kirsten Smith, Toledo
Louise Smyth, Toledo
Gillian Staudt, Toledo
LesLee Winfield, Toledo