Fifteen members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Swimming and Diving Team were named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s 2019 Scholar-Athlete Team.
Scholar-Athlete honors require athletes to have completed at least one year and maintain either a 3.2 GPA and obtain all-conference honors, achieve a 3.5 GPA and finish top-16 in an individual event at the conference championships, or maintain a 3.8 GPA and participate in the Missouri Valley Conference championship.
Nine Trojans earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the semesters of competition. The student-athletes to achieve this feat include: Laura Ruiz Astorga, Jessie Baldwin, Amanda Dreyer, Vasiliki Falaina, Carolyn Ann Godwin, Palmer Ristroph, Katelyn White, Lea Zengerling and Avery McLean.
Ann Kharlamova earned a 3.83 GPA in her senior season, while Claire Bristow and Charis Won each recorded a 3.81 GPA during competition.
Rachel Maradyn and KateLin Carsrud finished with a GPA of 3.8 and Lindsey Butler earned a GPA of 3.56.
In the upper right photo, members of the UA Little Rock Swimming and Diving Team celebrate after a meet.