Five Virginia Student-Athletes Earn All-State Academic Honors
May 28, 2003
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Five University of Virginia student-athletes are members of the 2003 Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) All-State Academic Team. Jennifer Reck of the women’s rowing team and Lauren Aumiller of the women’s lacrosse team are second-team selections, Mirjana Bosevska of the women’s swimming and diving team is a third-team selection, and Tiffany Schummer of the women’s lacrosse team and Luke Wagner of the men’s swimming and diving team are honorable mention selections.
The All-State Academic Team is selected by members of VaSID and is comprised of student-athletes from all colleges in the state. Individuals must have earned at least a 3.20 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing, must have completed at least one full academic year at their institution and must have participated in at least 50 percent of their team’s competitions.
Reck, a junior commerce major from Grosse Point, Mich., is a member of Virginia’s first varsity eight crew which is currently ranked fifth in the nation. She earned first-team All-America honors in 2002 and was named a National Women’s Rowing Scholar-Athlete by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. She helped lead Virginia to its fourth consecutive ACC women’s rowing championship this spring.
Aumiller, a senior economics major from Baltimore, Md., helped lead the women’s lacrosse team to an overall record of 17-5 and a second place finish in the 2003 NCAA Tournament. She led the nation in scoring (64 goals, 36 assists) for the second consecutive season in 2003 and is a unanimous first-team All-America selection for the second consecutive season. She is the 2003 Warrior/Insidelacrosse Midfield Player of the Year.
Bosevska, a senior psychology major from Skopje, Macedonia, was a first-team All-American in the 400 individual medley in 2003. During her Virginia career she earned All-America honors 15 times, including first-team recognition eight times. She helped lead Virginia to an ACC women’s swimming and diving championship and a 13th place finish at the NCAA Championships in 2003. Bosevska is a two-time Olympian for Macedonia and was the 2002 Macedonian Women’s Athlete of the Year.
Schummer, a graduate student in education from Annapolis, Md., helped lead the women’s lacrosse team to an overall record of 17-5 and a second place finish in the 2003 NCAA Tournament. She is a unanimous first-team All-America selection each of the last two seasons and is the Warrior/Insidelacrosse Defensive Player of the Year.
Wagner, a junior political and social thought major from Englewood, Colo., was a three-time honorable mention All-American in 2003. He helped lead Virginia to its fifth consecutive ACC men’s swimming and diving championship and a school-best 10th place finish at the NCAA Championships. He has earned All-America honors 12 times, including first-team All-America honors twice, and is a 10-time ACC champion.