Nanook Swim team signs newest recruit and earns Academic Honor

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The University of Alaska Swim team announed their newest addition last night.
Caroline McCormick signed to begin her college career with the Nanooks starting next season.
McCormick comes to Fairbanks from Missoula Montana.
She recently placed in the top six individually in both the 200 and 500 yard freestyle events at the 2018 Montana State Swimming Championships.
She holds four team records in the 200 yard freestyle, breaststroke, and Individual Medley, as well as the 50 meter butterfly.
She has also represented her home state in the 2017 and 2018 Western Zones Swimming Championships in several different events.
She will be majoring in psychology when she arrives on Campus this fall.
Speaking of the Swim team, they earned national recognition yesterday from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.
They were named to the Scholar All-America team for achieving a 3.30 grade point average in the Fall 2018 semester.
They ranked 54th out of all of the Division 2 Women's Programs.
This award is presented to college swimming and diving teams who achieve a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
The Nooks are joined by 5 other programs from the Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Conference as Azusa Pacific, Biola, Cal State East Bay, Concordia Irvine, and Fresno Pacific were also honored.
The Swim team will resume their season this weekend for their first meet at the Patty Center since November 17th of 2018.
They will be competing against Loyola Marymount this Friday and Saturday at 6pm and noon respectively.