TUCSON ?C Senior swimmer Whitney Myers was named the Phoenix Womenˇ?s Sports Association 2006-2007 Female University Student/Athlete of the Year, Friday, April 20, recognizing her achievements as an elite swimmer and student.
Myers, an Oxford, Ohio 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 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.
Among her many career achievements, Myers holds four of the top spots on Arizonaˇ?s all-time top performances list. She also represented team U.S.A at this yearˇ?s World Championships inMelbourne, Australia where she finished fourth in the 200-meter IM (2:13.7).
Presentation of the 2006-2007 Female University Student/Athlete of the Year Award will take place during the PWSAˇ?s Fourth Annual Celebration of Girlsˇ? and Womenˇ?s Sports Awards Dinner, which begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz.