Brittney Iverson Receives Academic All-District

May 21, 2009

Oregon State swimmer Brittney Iverson (Corvallis, Ore.) was recognized on the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 8 womens at-large second team, Thursday.

Iverson, a junior, is studying biology. She was recently named a Pac-10 All-Academic first team member for the second time during her career. Iverson will graduate in December of 2010 and plans to attend graduate school.

Iverson earned the All-America honor during her freshman year when she was part of the first Oregon State relay team to ever qualify for the NCAA Championships. During her three seasons at Oregon State, she has won 12 dual events and has secured eight times on the Oregon State all-time list.

Nominees for the at-large team were taken from student-athletes in the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis and water polo with each NCAA institution allowed to submit three total nominees for consideration.

In order to be considered, athletes must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative grade point average, have reached sophomore standing both academically and athletically, have completed at least one full academic year at their current institutions, and participated in at least 50 percent of their teams competitions.

The team is selected by a vote of College Sports Information Directors of America member within District VIII, which includes schools in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and British Columbia.