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CSCAA honors FSU team, individual

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CONTACT: Jerry Reilly,
Sports Information Director

DATE: Wed., July 7, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Swimming and Diving 

FREDONIA, N.Y. -- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America bestowed academic honors on the Fredonia State women's swimming and diving team and on one of the team's members.

The Blue Devils were cited with a CSCAA All-Academic Team award for posting a 3.38 cumulative grade-point average during the spring semester. Their's was the highest GPA among SUNYAC teams on the CSCAA spring list.

Click here to see the entire NCAA Division III All-Academic Team list (PDF format).

Fredonia State's Sarah Ficarro has been cited for athletic and academic achievement with a 2009-10 CSCAA Scholar All-American award.Also, Sarah Ficarro (Owego), right, a freshman diver on the 2009-10 team, was recognized for both academic and athletic achievement with a CSCAA Scholar All-American award. A communication disorders major, she attained a grade-point average of 3.5 or better in order to meet the academic requirement. She met the athletic requirement by being selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving championship meet, where she finished second in the 1-meter springboard diving and sixth in 3-meter springboard diving. She earned All-American awards in both events.

Click here to see the entire NCAA Division III Individual Academic Awards list.

Ficarro is the second member of the 2009-10 team to receive special academic recognition. Heather Robin (Dansville), a senior last season, received a SUNYAC Chancellor's Award in women's swimming and diving for her success in both the classroom and on the diving board during the 2009-10 winter season.

Click here to see the March 26th story on Robin's achievement.


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