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20070423 Myers Named PWSA Female University Student/Athlete of the Year(1)
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Release: 04/23/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="COLOR: black">TUCSON</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:City><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="COLOR: black"> ?</SPAN></B><SPAN style="COLOR: black"> Senior swimmer Whitney Myers was named the </SPAN>Phoenix Women&rsquo;s Sports Association<SPAN style="COLOR: black"> 2006-2007 Female University Student/Athlete of the Year, Friday, April 20, recognizing</SPAN> her achievements as an <SPAN style="COLOR: black">elite swimmer and student. </SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="COLOR: black">Myers, an <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Oxford</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Ohio</st1:State></st1:place> native, received first team All-Academic All Pac-10 honors for the third straight year earilier this month with a 3.79 grade point average in science education. Myers was</SPAN> the 2007 NCAA Champion in the 200 IM (1:54.89), and tallied a total of six first team All-American honors at the championships.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none">Among her many career achievements, Myers holds four of the top spots on <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s all-time top performances list<SPAN style="COLOR: black">. She also represented team U.S.A at this year&rsquo;s World Championships in </SPAN><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><SPAN style="mso-bidi-font-size: 9.0pt">Melbourne</SPAN></st1:City><SPAN style="mso-bidi-font-size: 9.0pt">, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Australia</st1:country-region></SPAN></st1:place><SPAN style="mso-bidi-font-size: 9.0pt"> where she finished fourth in the 200-meter IM (2:13.7).</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="COLOR: black"><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN style="COLOR: black">Presentation of the 2006-2007 Female University Student/Athlete of the Year Award will take place during the <SPAN style="mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">PWSA&rsquo;s Fourth Annual Celebration of Girls&rsquo; and Women&rsquo;s Sports Awards Dinner, which begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz</SPAN>. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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