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20070314 Whitney Myers Named Honda Award Finalist
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 14, 2007
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The Collegiate Women Sports Awards has announced that UA swimmer Whitney Myers is a finalist for the 2006-2007 Swimming and Diving Honda Sports Award for the second year in? a row, to determine the top female collegiate athlete in that sport. The winner after nationwide balloting will become a nominee for The Honda-Broderick Cup awarded annually to the nation's outstanding collegiate woman athlete of the year.

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Myers, a senior from Oxford, Ohio, was an individual champion in the 200 IM at the NCAA Championships last week, while finishing second in the 200 fly and contributing to two second-place relay teams.? Myers also posted six first team All-American honors at the meet, for a total of 25 that have been accumulated throughout her four years as a Wildcat. Myers was nominated for Homecoming Queen in the fall of 2006, and was also named the 2006 Pac-10 Womenˇ?s Swimmer of the Year.

2006-2007 Swimming & Diving Honda Sports Award Nominees:
Kara Lynn Joyce University of Georgia
Cassidy Krug Stanford University
Whitney Myers University of Arizona
Dana Vollmer University of California, Berkeley

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In addition to the honor of this selection, American Honda will donate $1,000 to the womenˇ?s athletic fund of each nomineeˇ?s university. The winnerˇ?s program will receive $5,000.

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The ballot will be sent to all NCAA senior women administrators this week with the winner to be announced at the end of the month.

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