Swimming and diving places seven on MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

    Jessica Anderson was one of two members of the MVC Scholar-Athlete team with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

    Jessica Anderson was one of two members of the MVC Scholar-Athlete team with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

    Feb. 27, 2012

    By John Lock
    SIUSalukis.com

    ST. LOUIS - Seven Southern Illinois women's swimming and diving athletes earned spots on the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete team, the conference announced Monday. Jessica Anderson was one of two athletes recognized for maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA.

    Also earning spots on the team were Kristin Geppert, Kristy Hinkle, Melissa Larocque, Luisa Silveira and Jill Weckbach.

    Scholar-Athlete honors require athletes to have completed at least one year and maintain either a 3.2 GPA and obtain all-conference honors, achieve a 3.5 GPA and finish top sixteen in an individual event at the conference championships, or maintain a 3.8 GPA and participate in the MVC championship.

    Forty-two student-athletes qualified for the Valley 2012 Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete team, with two student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA and fourteen student-athletes above an impressive 3.8 GPA.

    For the complete list of honorees, click here.

     

     

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