One Waxahachie swimmer has joined the special -percentage club of high college pupil-athletes named as an All-American.

Lady Indians senior Ashlyn Florence has completed her coursework in such exceptional fashion that she became recently recognized as a high college Academic All-American.
According to a Waxahachie ISD Athletics release, over 342,294 student-athletes are involved in aquatics on the extreme college degree in over sixteen,432 boys’ and women’s programs.
Approximately two percent of these students are diagnosed as an excessive school All-American.


“Ashlyn has been a crucial member of the WHS swim crew for the past four years,” said head swim coach Tamara Pruitt inside the release. “She excels within the pool, lecture room, and is lively in Interact, NHS, yearbook, and broadcasting at the high college. Ashlyn will graduate fourth inside the magnificence of 2019 and could be attending Texas A&M University inside the fall.”

In the pool, Florence competed inside the breaststroke, freestyle, butterfly, and backstroke.
She holds Waxahachie swimming application statistics within the two hundred-backyard individual medleys (2:26.11, Feb. 3, 2017), one hundred-backyard butterfly (1:eleven.Ninety, Nov. 14, 2015), a hundred-yard freestyle (fifty-five. Sixty-three, Feb. Three, 2017), 500-backyard freestyle (5:fifty six. Fifty-two, Feb. Three, 2017), one hundred-backyard backstroke (1:10.17, Dec. 12, 2016) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:17.Sixty two, Jan. 23, 2016).

She also became named to the 2018 and 2019 Academic All-State group.

NCAA champion Mallory Comerford of Louisville and All-American Coleman Stewart of NC State headline the Atlantic Coast Conference’s yearly award winners for the 2018-19 Swimming and Diving season.

The honors, introduced Friday afternoon, had been decided via a vote of the league’s head coaches. Comerford turned into voted the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the 0.33 consecutive 12 months, at the same time as Stewart became decided on as the Men’s Swimmer of the Year. Miami’s Alicia Blagg was named ACC Women’s Diver of the Year, and fellow Hurricane Briadam Herrera changed into voted Men’s Diver of the Year.
NC State’s Sophie Hansson changed into decided on because the ACC Women’s Freshman of the Year, simultaneously as fellow Wolfpack swimmer Nyls Korstanje turned into named Men’s Freshman of the Year.

Louisville head train Arthur Albiero became voted ACC Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year. NC State head instructor Braden Holloway turned into named the Men’s Swimming Coach of the Year for the 6th time inside the final seven seasons. Miami’s Randy Ableman changed into named the ACC Women’s and Men’s Diving Coach of the Year; the first diving teaches to earn both honors inside the regular season.
Comerford, a four-time NCAA Champion, become voted the Most Valuable Swimmer on the 2019 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships. The senior from Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a three-time NCAA Champion inside the two hundred free, triumphing the title this year, and took gold within the 100 loose. Stewart earned silver medals at the 2019 NCAA Championships, setting 2d in the 100 again and then a hundred fly. The junior from York, Pennsylvania, was additionally the Co-Most Valuable Swimmer on the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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