Swimming & Diving Announces End Of Season Team Awards

May 6, 2008

The UCLA swimming & diving team announced their end of season awards this past Friday at a team BBQ. Senior Nicolette Teo and junior Marisa Samaniego were named the Team MVP's.

Teo was also the High Point Award winner after an impressive senior season in which she scored in multiple events at the Pac-10 meet and earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships.

Samaniego was a Pac-10 finalist on both 1M and 3M and also competed at the NCAA Championships on the springboard events. The junior also won the NCAA Zone E three-meter crown to advance to the NCAA meet.

Below is a breakdown of this year's awards:

Academic Excellence: Tess Schofield
High Point: Nicolette Teo
Most Valuable Swimmer: Nicolette Teo
Most Valuable Diver: Marisa Samaniego
Most Improved: Lauren Hall
Outstanding Newcomer: Lauren Hall
Bruin Relay Award: Kelly Colligan
Iron Effort Swim (for excellence in the weight room):Shannon Hackett
Iron Effort Dive (for excellence in the weight room): Marisa Samaniego
Bruin Pride: Madeleine Stanton

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