Two Cowgirl Swimmers Named to Academic All-American Honorable Mention List

Oct. 22, 2008


On Tuesday, two University of Wyoming swimmers, senior Amiee Stinson and sophomore Lesley Young were named to the College Swimming Coaches of America Association Academic All-American Honorable Mention list.

"It's a tremendous honor, and a testament to their success in the pool and in the classroom," said UW head coach Tom Johnson. "They work hard in and out of the pool and I am very happy for them."

Stinson, a native of Colorado Springs Colo., has been named to both the MWC AcademicAll-Conference and MWC Scholar-Athlete Award list three times. Last season Stinsonhad a GPA of 3.83 and is majoring in earth-space science education. She was the 2008 Mountain West Conference champion in the 1650 freestyle.

In 2007-08, Young (Turlock, Calif.) had a great freshman year for the Cowgirls, setting a school record in the 100 breaststroke. She was named MWC Academic All-Conference and earned the MWC Scholar-Athlete Award. Young is majoring in mechanical engineering and had a 3.75 GPA last season.