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Schwitzer, Seymour Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Release: 02/18/2009
Emily Schwitzer (left) and Carly Seymour were named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic Team
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Emily Schwitzer and freshman Carly Seymour were among 24 selections to the 2008 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Women’s Cross Country Team, it was announced today by ACC Commissioner John D. Swofford.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

Seymour and Schwitzer were the Blue Devils’ 1-2 finishers, respectively, at the Roy Griak Invitational, the Penn State Invitational, and at the NCAA Southeast Regional in 2008. Schwitzer also led Duke at the ACC Championships as she took 18th overall at the conference meet.

The 2008 ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year for Women’s Cross Country was Florida State’s Lydia Willemse, who finished ninth in the ACC Championships this past fall, completing the 6K course in 20:59.9.

2008 All-ACC Academic Women’s Cross Country

Name                            School                   Class     Major
Jenna Baker                   Clemson                 So.        Nursing
Marley Burns                Wake Forest           So.        Health & Exercise Science
Mallory Champa            Boston College       Sr.         Elementary Education
Lauretta Dezubay          Virginia                  Sr.         Kinesiology
Jessica Driscoll              Boston College       Jr.          Secondary Education
Mary Kate DuBard         Georgia Tech          Fr.         Undeclared
Jessica Fanning             Virginia Tech          Sr.         Architecture
Brie Felnagle                 North Carolina       Sr.         Communication Studies
Stephanie Garcia           Virginia                  Jr.          English
Morgane Gay                 Virginia                  Fr.         Undeclared
Nichole Lister                Boston College       Sr.         Environmental Geology
Anna Nosenko               Wake Forest           Fr.         Undeclared
Dina Nosenko               Wake Forest           Fr.         Undeclared
Meredith Placer              Wake Forest           Gr.        Liberal Studies
Emily Pritt                    NC State                Fr.         Communications – Media
Erin Reddan                  Virginia Tech          Sr.         Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise
Kristin Reed                  Maryland               Jr.          Physical Education
Kim Ruck                      Clemson                 Fr.         Health Science
Emily Schwitzer            Duke                      So.        Undeclared
Carly Seymour               Duke                      Fr.         Undeclared
Samantha Stafford        Virginia                  Jr.          Interdisciplinary – Environmental Thought
Morgan Stengel             North Carolina       Sr.         Business Administration
Lesley van Miert            Florida State          Sr.         Sociology
Lydia Willemse             Florida State          Sr.         Chemistry


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