Virginia Rower Margot Noordzij Earns Academic All-District Honors
May 23, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE – University of Virginia women’s rower Margot Noordzij is a second-team selection to the Verizon Academic All-District III Spring At Large Team.
Noordzij, from Oegstgeest, the Netherlands, is a member of Virginia’s varsity eight. UVa’s varsity eight won that competition at the 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships and helped the Cavaliers win the ACC team championship for the second consecutive year. She earned All-ACC honors this spring and is with the UVa team at the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships this week (May 24-26) in Gainesville, Ga.
Noordzij graduated from Virginia on May 20. She majored in chemical engineering and was a member of Tau Beta Pi Honor Society. She received the McNeilly Memorial Award from the UVa Chemical Engineering Department, earned intermediate honors and has been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll three times for her academic work and athletic participation.