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|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 21 May 2010 08:34|
BGSU's Chiricosta earns more academic honors
Bowling Green State University tennis standout Christine Chiricosta has been named to the ESPN The Magazine women's at-large academic all-district first-team for the second consecutive year.
As an academic all-district first-team pick, Chiricosta is now eligible for the national ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team.
She had an overall singles record of 22-9 in 2009-10, leading the team in wins. Chiricosta had a 15-7 record in dual matches, having played at the No. 1 flight in all 22 of BGSU's duals this spring. In doubles, Chiricosta finished with an overall record of 21-9, including a 16-6 mark in dual-match play.
Chiricosta's 43 victories this season led the team, and tied her for 10th in BGSU history.
Chiricosta maintains a perfect 4.00 cumulative grade-point average as an adolescent/young adult/secondary education major.
BGSU's Chronister receives academic honor
Megan Chronister, a senior member of the Bowling Green State University gymnastics team, was named an at-large member of ESPN The Magazine's second-team academic all-district (District IV).
Chronister maintains a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while majoring in health science. Of the 21 members named to the first or second team, She was one of just five athletes with a 4.0 GPA.
Chronister helped lead the Falcons to a 4-2 record inside the Mid-American Conference, their best finish since the 2001-02 squad went 6-0. She was a mainstay on the balance beam, posting a 9.650 or higher six different times in 2010. She posted a career-best 9.775 versus Illinois-Chicago and a 9.700 in a win versus Western Michigan.
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