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    July 18, 2012
    11 H2Okies earn CSCAA Scholar All America honors
    Five named All Americans, six earn honorable mention honors

    BLACKSBURG, Va. – 11 student-athletes of the Virginia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving program showed excellence both in and out of the water this past season, as they earned Scholar All America honors announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

    ACC Champions Ryan Hawkins, Gregory Mahon and Zach McGinnis were named All-Americans from the men’s squad, while divers Logan Kline and Kelli Stockton earned All America honors for the women. Each H2Okie earned the All America accolade by virtue of having a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and qualifying for the NCAA Championships.

    Matt Baumler, Kyle Butts, Jake Ores, Blake Trabuchi-Downey and Nick Tremols were placed on the Scholar All America Honorable Mention men’s team, while Alyssa Bodin earned honorable mention honors for the women. Each maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or better for the semester or cumulative average, achieved a “B” standard time during the 2011-12 campaign, but did not qualify for the NCAA Championships.

    This is the fourth academic honor that Hawkins and Kline have received this season. Hawkins was a third team selection of the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men’s At-Large team, as well as the Capital One Academic All-District and All-ACC Academic teams.

    Kline joins Hawkins with Capital One Academic accolades. She was placed on the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women’s At-Large second team, along with Capital One Academic All-District and All-ACC Academic teams.

    This is the second academic honor for Mahon, McGinnis, Baumler, Butts, Trabuchi-Downey and Tremols as they all were placed on the All-ACC Academic team.

    The full lists can be found here.

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