Eleven Swimmers Earn Academic Honors

April 5, 2010

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Senior Brittney Iverson and sophomore Sydney Boyce earned 2010 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimming All-Academic First Team honors it was announced Monday by Commissioner Larry Scott.

Iverson, a Corvallis native, is majoring in biology. During her final season swimming for the Beavers, Iverson led the team in individual dual wins with nine which gives her 21 for her career. Iverson is in the top-10 all-time at Oregon State in nine different events. She set career bests in the 50 yard freestyle, the 200 yard butterfly, and the 200 yard individual medley all in her final season.

Boyce, also a native of Corvallis, is majoring in exercise and sports science. She set career bests in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke events during her sophomore campaign.

Along with Iverson and Boyce, senior Lisa Chewning was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team after reconvening honorable mention honors following the 2008-09 season. She set career bests in five events including finishing in the top-10 all-time at Oregon State in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events.

Senior Anna Crandall, sophomore Jenni Dole, sophomore Anna Heller, sophomore Keri Holmstrom, senior Ashley Kerekanich, junior Signe Larson, senior Rachel Polack and senior Rachael Wahl all earned honorable mention honors.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

First Team Year GPA Major
Sydney Boyce, OSU Sophomore 3.71 Exercise and Sports Science
Brittney Iverson, OSU Senior 3.86 Biology

Second Team

Year GPA Major
Lisas Chewning, OSU Senior 3.28 Psychology
Honorable Mention      

Anna Crandall, Sr., OSU; Jenni Dole, So., OSU; Anna Heller, So., OSU; Keri Holmstrom, So., OSU; Ashley Kerekanich, Sr., OSU; Signe Larson, Jr., OSU; Rachel Polack, Sr., OSU; Rachael Wahl, Sr., OSU.

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