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Loyola Leads All On 2009 MAAC All-Academic Team

Feb. 19, 2009

Edison, N.J. - Loyola's Swimming and Diving teams added 15 women and eight men to the 2009 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, leading all schools on the list. To be eligible, a student-athlete must complete two semesters and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Loyola's 2009 Women's All-Academic Team

Seniors
Emily Benton (3.49 grade point average, Finance major)
Lindsay Comodore (3.51 grade point average, Marketing major)
Lauren Harrington (3.81 grade point average, Spanish major)
Clare Ostrom (3.38 grade point average, Advertising/Public Relations major)
Katie Siemon (3.38 grade point average, Marketing major)

Juniors
Kristen Hampson (3.98 grade point average, Biology major)
Lauren McNoble (3.67 grade point average, Chemistry/Biology major)
Megan Royer (3.89 grade point average, Business major)
Lindsay Scott (3.78 grade point average, Speech-Language Pathology major)
Megan Shovlin (3.26 grade point average, International Business major)
Melissa White (3.45 grade point average, Biology, Psychology major)

Sophomores
Caitlin Cassidy (3.47 grade point average, Elementary Education major)
Meaghan McCotter (3.26 grade point average, Speech-Language Pathology major)
Lisa Murawski (3.49 grade point average, Accounting major)
Kaitlin Pisano (3.57 grade point average, undecided)

Loyola's 2009 Men's All-Academic Team

Seniors
E.J. Verrico (3.42 grade point average, Business Management major)

Juniors
Zachary Oster (3.73 grade point average, Biology major)
Matthew Shaw (3.37 grade point average, Finance major)
Gregory Yelovich (3.22 grade point average, Biology/Physics major)

Sophomores
Ben DiFranco (3.53 grade point average, International Business major)
William Jackson (3.47 grade point average, History major)
Ben Schwartz (3.40 grade point average, International Business major)
Ozzy Torres (3.47 grade point average, General Busniess major)

The women's team was also recognized on the SPEEDO Academic All-American list for having a team grade point average of 3.22 in the fall semester of 2008. The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) sponsors the awards and collects data each semester from college swim teams to produce the list. Teams must average a 3.00 grade point average or higher to make the list.