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Nine UChicago Former & Current Student-Athletes Selected to UAA 30th Anniversary Swimming & Diving Team

Matthew Staab and Rebecca Schmidt
Matthew Staab and Rebecca Schmidt

UAA Men's 30th Anniversary Team

UAA Women's 30th Anniversary Team

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago swimming and diving programs had a total of nine former and current swimmers and divers recognized on the recent release of the University Athletic Association's 30th Anniversary men's and women's teams.

Former divers Rebecca Schmidt (2011-13) and Matthew Staab (2013-14) led the way, as Schmidt garnered UAA Diver of the Year three times and Staab twice.

Current women's divers Agnes Lo and Anna Girlich also made the teams, which include UAA student-athletes who were named Swimmer of the Year, Diver of the Year, won an individual event at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, or won the same event at least three times at the UAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

Fifty-six men and sixty-one women were named to the respective UAA teams.

Girlich earned UAA Diver of the Year honors in 2015-16 and Lo followed her with the same honors in 2016-17 after winning both the 3-meter and 1-meter events at last year's league championships.


UAA 30th Anniversary Team UChicago Selections

Abby Erdmann
Anna Girlich
Agnes Lo
Margaret Pizer
Rebecca Schmidt

Kris Alshabkhoun
Thomas Meek
Anthony Restaino
Matthew Staab