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Three Divers Earn Scholar All-America Honor

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Katy Feng     By Beverly Schaefer
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HANOVER, N.H.- Three Dartmouth divers have earned College Swim Coach Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America honors. Female divers Katy Feng (Westford, Mass.), Kendall MacRae (Sherborn, Mass.) and male diver Ryan Shelley (Sudbury, Mass.) have each earned the honor this season.

Feng followed up her outstanding freshman season with an equally impressive sophomore season. She competed at NCAA Zones for the second consecutive season and took ninth place in the 3-meter consolation final at the Ivy League Championships. MacRae, a freshman, also qualified for NCAA Zones and posted several top three finishes on the 3-meter and 1-meter boards throughout the season. Shelley was one of the top divers on the men's side this season. The 2011-12 Ron Keenhold Diver of the Year, Shelley qualified for the NCAA Zones and took 14th place on the 3-meter at the Ivy League Championship with a score of 278.95.

The Scholar All-American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have qualified for their respective national championship. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

The Dartmouth swimming and diving teams concluded a historic season with two fifth-place finishes at the Ivy League Championships. The Big Green posted six new women's records and 13 new men's records and earned seven NCAA consideration times.