Loggers Recognized For Academic Excellence
TACOMA, Wash. – Tracy Wormwood and the University of Puget Sound women's swimming team highlighted a handful of academic accolades for the Loggers last week. The College Swim Coaches Association of America released its annual Scholar All-America Teams and Individuals last week.
With a 3.59 GPA and her second appearance at the NCAA Championships, Wormwood earned the Scholar All-America Individual Award. Swimmers must have at least a 3.5 GPA and qualify for the NCAA Championships to receive the award. Wormwood, a sophomore from Elk River, Minn., swam the 200 IM, 100 breast and 200 breast at the NCAA Championships and won the Tim McDonough Award at Puget Sound's All-Sports Celebration this year.
Kenzie Kitson and Caitlin Fuller also earned some recognition with Honorable Mention for Scholar All-America. This award goes out to swimmers who record a NCAA provisional qualifying time but are not invited to the NCAA Championships and also have a 3.5 GPA or better. Kitson posted a 3.84 GPA and Fuller had a 3.58 GPA.
The Loggers' women's swim team was also recognized as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team with an impressive 3.29 team GPA. Teams must post a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for the school year to earn this honor.