Penn State Swimmers make the 2001 All-America Team
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Four Penn State swimmers make the 2001 All-America Team after this spring's Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships.
Senior Nittany Lion Alecia Kornacki (Simpsonville, S.C.), with a women's 200 meter-backstroke time of 2:17.31, junior Jaffrey Clark (Malvern, Pa.) with a 4:27.89 in the men's 400-meter individual medley, and sophomores Kristen Woodring (Sinking Spring, Pa.) with a 1:09.93 in the women's 100-meter breaststroke and Corrie Clark (Malvern, Pa.) with a 2:18.06 in the women's 200-meter individual medley all made the team.
Olympians Lindsay Benko, Brooke Bennett, Meghan Quann, Amanda Beard, Gary Hall Jr., Neil Walker, Scott Tucker, Tom Malchow, and Michael Phelps are also listed as team members.
In order to qualify, a swimmer must have equaled or bettered the eighth place time of last year's Phillips 66 Spring National Championships, or the 2000 Olympic Trials in each event at the 2001 Phillips 66.