The Greensboro Swimming Association is proud to announce that three of its athletes have been named to USA Swimmingâ€™s Scholastic All-America Team based on their outstanding academic and swimming achievements in the 2008-2009 season. This yearâ€™s GSA honorees are:
Â· Kate Riley, a 2009 graduate of Northwest Guilford High School and now a freshman swimmer at Georgia Tech
Â· Willie Mendelson, a senior at Grimsley High School
Â· Lexi Riggs, a junior at Northwest Guilford High School
Kate Riley has been named to the Scholastic All-America Team for all three years of her eligibility. This is the first year for both Mendelson and Riggs.
The Scholastic All-America Team is a national program that recognizes high school student-athletes who have completed 10th, 11th or 12th grade with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and have attained a Junior National Bonus Event time standard during the eligibility period. Additional information is available at www.USASwimming.org.
About The Greensboro Swimming Association:
Established in 1946, GSA is a USA Swimming Club with 250 athletes at all levels of proficiency from beginning swimmers to National and International level competitors. GSA has been recognized by USA Swimming as a Bronze Medal Club for its sound business practices and its swimmersâ€™ achievements, a distinction awarded to the top swimming clubs in the USA. GSA hosts the Eastern Invitational, one of the countryâ€™s oldest swim meets, at Lindley Park Pool. The club is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Visit www.GSAswim.org for more information.