Six Rowers Earn All-ACC Academic Honors
June 21, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Six Boston College rowers were honored as part of the 2013 All-ACC Academic Team as announced Friday by Commissioner John D. Swofford. The team recognized 37 rowers which were selected from a record pool of 150 nominees from the ACC's six schools who sponsor rowing, an impressive average of 25 nominees per school.
To be nominated for the All-ACC Academic team, student-athletes must have recorded a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average in the winter semester and have maintained a 3.0 career GPA at their respective schools.
Clemson led all ACC schools with eight selections on the 2013 All-ACC Academic team, followed by Virginia and Duke with seven each. Boston College (6), Miami (5) and North Carolina (4) completed the selections.
The Eagles honored by the ACC were senior Lauren Beebe, senior Sarah Loiselle and sophomores Ellen Burr, Katie Casebeer, Nicole Frederick and Kaitlyn Votta. Beebe, Burr and Loiselle are all repeat honorees from last year's All-ACC Academic team.
Burr, a native of Cazenovia, N.Y., earned CRCA All-Region team honors this past season. She was also a member of the All-ACC rowing team in 2012-13.
This is the third straight season that Beebe, a native of Castle Rock, Col., was named to the All-ACC Academic Rowing team. She is also a two-time All-ACC honor roll honoree. She was also a member of the CRCA Scholar-Athlete team.
Loiselle is also a three-time All-ACC Academic Rowing team selection. A native of Westmont, Ill., Loiselle was named to the CRCA Scholar-Athlete team and is a three-time All-ACC honor roll selection.
For Casebeer, Frederick and Votta this is the first year they have been named to the All-ACC Academic Rowing team. Casebeer, Frederick and Votta were also All-ACC honor roll members as freshmen, while Votta was named to the CRC Scholar-Athlete team this past season.