May 19, 2011
Complete Men's Academic All-District Team in PDF Format
Complete Women's Academic All-District in PDF Format
STANFORD, Calif.-- Sarah Flynn (lacrosse), Bobby Bollier (swimming), Nick Amuchastegui (wrestling), and Sage Wright (men's water polo) were named to the first team and Kate Dwelley (swimming) was a second team selection to CoSIDA's academic all-district VIII team.
The four first team selections will now move onto consideration for Academic All-America status. All three men are mechanical engineering majors.
Bollier, a junior with a cumulative 3.71 GPA, was an NCAA runner-up in the 500 free and 200 fly this past season for the third place Cardinal. He enters his senior season with the school-record in the 200 fly and the third fastest times in the 200 and 500 freestyles.
Wright, a senior, carries a 3.84 GPA and was a third team All-American this past fall for the water polo team, tallying 32 goals. He finished his career as a three-time All-American, twice on the first team.
Amuchastegui, a junior with a 3.98 GPA, became just the second Cardinal wrestler to reach the NCAA finals. He finished the season 31-4 and was an NCAA runner-up in the 174-pound division. He was a an athletic and second team Academic All-American last year.
Flynn, with a 3.80 GPA as a biology major, led the Cardinal lacrosse team with 49 goals and 55 points, leading Stanford to the MPSF title. Flynn finished off her career 57-21 in her four year career, including a 16-3 mark this past spring.
Dwelley, a 3.60 GPA in psychology, was the lone second team selection. She finished off her career as a 23-time All-American for the back-to-back Pac-10 champions. She was an NCAA runner-up in the 100 free, leading the Cardinal to a fourth place finish following a national runner-up appearance her junior season. She was a Pac-10 champion in the 100 and 200 freestyles at the conference championships.
CoSIDA rules limit the number of at-large nominees per school, three per gender. Five of Stanford's six nominees made teams.