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Braun Named to 2015-16 All-ACC Academic Team

Braun Named to 2015-16 All-ACC Academic Team

CLEMSON, S.C. – Junior Sarah Braun has been named to the 2015-16 All-ACC Academic Women’s Swimming and Diving Team as announced on Monday, April 25. This is the second-straight year Braun, the Elementary Education major hailing from Beaverton, Ore., has been awarded this honor after she and teammate Allison Brophy earned the honor last season.

Braun was a critical component in the team’s success in the 2015-16 season having been the second leading all-around point earner for the Tigers on the year, amassing 132 competition points, with 45 coming via the one meter event, 59 via the three meter event, and 28 via the platform event. The junior also earned five NCAA Zone-qualifying scores over the course of the year. At the zone meet, Braun matched a career-best finish in any event at the meet, earning a 14th place finish in the Platform event and totaled 466.80 competition points, besting her score from the 2015 meet by 18.75 points.

Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career for undergraduate students. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.