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Owls Place Two on Academic All-Conference Team

Owls Place Two on Academic All-Conference Team

Swannanoa, N.C. - Two members of the owl swim team earned Academic All Conference Honors awarded by the Sun Coast Swimming Conference this past weekend.

Lucy Thompson is a sophomore Environmental Science major with a 3.7 GPA. At the conference meet she qualified for finals in all three of her individual events and earned a total of 12 points for the team. She was also a member of both the 200 Free and 200 Medley relay teams.

Sierra Belle is also a sophomore and is majoring in Environmental Education with a GPA of 3.7. Belle was also able to qualify for finals in two of her events as well as achieving personal best times in both her 50 Free with a time of 32.75 and her 100 Free with a time of 1:15.67. She was also included in the 200 Free and 200 Medley relay teams.

"Having two of my athletes be recognized for their academic achievements is such an honor because it really shows that they put just as much hard work into their studies as they do their swimming and I am so proud of the both of them." says Head Coach Elle Grier.