ATHENS, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced its 2019 Women's Swimming and Diving Academic All-MAC team on Friday with 12 Bobcats making the list.
"We focus greatly on the student-athletes whole experience here at Ohio and our team has consistently made it a goal each season to be a Scholar all-American team," said head coach Mason Norman. "The dedication and commitment that the entire team put into the raising the academic standard last semester paid off. I am proud of the entire team and look forward to our success in the future."
A total of 129 student-athletes were named to this year's team with Eastern Michigan leading the conference, having 25 student-athletes receive recognition.
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 percent of the contests for that particular sport.
1. Carolyn Bischoff (New Hudson, Mich.), Sophomore, 3.608
2. Mackenzie Caruthers (Hilliard, Ohio), Junior, 3.719
3. Emily Davis (Lexington, Ky.), Senior, 3.707
4. Olivia Dillon (Newcastle, Aus.), Redshirt-junior, 3.573
5. Katherine Garrity (Eagan, Minn.), Sophomore, 3.544
6. Samantha Glass (Villa Hills, Ky.), Sophomore, 3.556
7. Ana Henderson (Danville, Calif.), Senior, 3.495
8. Emilia Lahtinen (Ylojarvi, Finland), Junior, 3.778
9. Emily Ortner (Concord, Calif.), Senior, 3.712
10. Corrin Van Lanen (Green Bay, Wis.), Senior, 3.943
11. Lexie White (Waxhaw, N.C.), Senior, 3.494
12. Maddie Wyke (Columbus, Ind.), Senior, 3.645
Ohio University's Swimming and Diving has also been selected as the winner of the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America's (CSCAA) Scholar All-American award.
This award recognizes teams that are current members of the CSCAA and have achieved excellence in their academic studies. The team's GPA calculations include every student-athlete who competed during the season that must be equivalent to a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
"I am very proud of the academic accomplishments of our women's swimming and diving team," said OHIO Director of Athletics Jim Schaus. "At Ohio, our student-athletes are truly students first which shows through their numerous academic accomplishments."