Katie Younglove Selected To Academic All-American Team

April 19, 2001

New York, NY- UCLA junior swimmer Katie Younglove (Sacramento, CA) was selected to the Verizon Fall/Winter Women's At-Large Academic Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) today. Earlier this month, Younglove earned Verizon Fall/Winter Women's At-Large Academic First Team for District VIII and first team Pac-10 All-Academic team accolades.

Younglove, a communication studies major with a 3.81 GPA, finished the 2000-01 regular season on a strong note, finishing seventh in 100 Fly and sixth in 200 Fly at 2001 Pac-10 Championships and was a vital component in helping UCLA win its first ever Pac-10 title. She also competed in both the 100 and 200 Fly at the 2001 NCAA Championships

The two-time All-American also ranks second on both the 100 and 200 Fly on the Bruin all-time list.

The Verizon Academic All-America Teams are selected by a vote of the 1,800-member CoSIDA. To be eligible, an athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. Sports information directors nominate eligible athletes from their schools who are named to district teams prior to being voted upon the national level. CoSIDA has been selecting Academic All-American Teams since 1952.

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