July 1, 2010
Kelli Vander Baan Earns Academic Honor
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Kelli Vander Baan, a member of the Northern Michigan University women’s swimming and diving team, has been recognized as an Individual/Honorable Mention College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American for the 2009-10 school year.
Vander Baan, who will be a senior this fall, earned a 3.5 grade-point average for the 2010 winter semester. The Highland, Mich. native is majoring in secondary education/social studies.
To earn recognition as an Individual CSCAA Scholar All-American, each swimmer/diver must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.5 and be selected to participate in the NCAA , NAIA or JC Swimming and Diving Championships. Fewer than six percent of all collegiate swimmers and divers receive recognition as an individual CSCAA Scholar All-American.
Vander Baan was selected to participate in the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships, but was not able to perform due to an injury.
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Release by Michael Levy
Sports Information Director