Bartholomew Earns Mid-Major All-American Honors

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Release: April 25, 2012
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Bartholomew broke a pair of school records and a conference record at the 2012 Horizon League Championships.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - After a record-breaking senior campaign, Green Bay women's swimmer Amber Bartholomew (Alexandria, Minn.) has been awarded Honorable Mention Mid-Major All-American status by CollegeSwimming.com, the national swimming website announced Thursday.

Bartholomew took home a pair of school records and a conference record at the 2012 Horizon League Championships. The senior cruised to a first-place time of 4:18.62 in the 400 IM - the fastest finish in league history, and also earned a second-place time of 2:01.28 in the 200 IM. Both were good enough for NCAA 'B' cuts.

In all, 130 male and 121 female swimmers were honorable mention selections. Honorable mention picks were swimmers who earned an NCAA 'B' standard but was not selected for the 2012 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

For the complete list of Mid-Major All-American selections, visit CollegeSwimming.com.

The following conferences have been designated as mid-majors: America East, Atlantic 10, Colonial Athletic Association, Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association, Horizon League, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mountain Pacific, Missouri Valley, Patriot, Sun Belt, Summitt League and Western Athletic.

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