A total of 14 UC Davis student-athletes from eight different sports were announced as Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars for 2012-13 in this week's issue of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.
2012-13 All-Academic Team
In addition to capturing another Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship and numerous all-conference honors this season, 14 Aggies were named to the league's 2013 All-Academic team as announced by MPSF Executive Director Al Beaird.
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Another Mountain Pacific Sports Federation crown, four event titles, spots earned at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, numerous NCAA 'B' consideration times, 16 First Team and 28 Second Team all-conference awards highlight another successful season for UC Davis.
Mid-Major RankingsUC Davis swimmers and divers ended the season ranked No. 10 in CollegeSwimming.com's national Mid-Major Poll as released on March 19, the outlet's final listing of the year.
In the final day of competition at the Zone E Diving regionals in Colorado Springs, Colo., freshmen Hanna Tears and Lucy Lafranchise posted platform scores of 185.40 and 163.85 Saturday afternoon at Cadet Natatorium.
Freshmen Lucy Lafranchise and Hanna Tears returned to the water Friday afternoon in day two at the Zone E Diving Regional from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., to participate in the 1-meter preliminaries.