Meghan Demchuk was one of eight Ute swimmers honored.
Aug. 13, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY - Eight Utah swimmers -- Jorge Amorim, Meghan Demchuk, Tanner Folster, Leah Jensen, Laura Jones, Sara Neilson, Loern Sweny and Amber Walker -- have been named Mountain West Conference Scholar Athletes for the 2002-03 academic year.
The Scholar-Athlete Award is the most prestigious academic award given by the Mountain West Conference. The award is presented to student-athletes who have completed at least two semesters or three quarters at the certifying institution, have earned at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have competed in at least one varsity contest.
The honorees, along with their year, grade-point average and major, are:
Jorge Amorim Sophomore 3.93 Biology Meghan Demchuk Freshman 3.81 Undeclared Tanner Folster Freshman 3.93 Undeclared Leah Jensen Freshman 3.51 Undeclared Laura Jones Freshman 3.59 Undeclared Sara Neilson Junior 3.60 Biology Loren Sweny Sophomore 3.55 Psychology Amber Walker Freshman 3.83 Exercise and Sport Science