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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Four Rowan University women’s swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2019-20 season from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Students saluteAssociation of America (CSCAA).  

Abigail Brous was named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America first team while Corinne Finkbinder, Klaudia Rzotkiewicz and Carlee Timmins received Scholar All-America honorable mention.  It was the second straight year Brous was chosen for the honor  

The award recognizes student-athletes that have achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championship.  Selections represented 209 college and universities and totaled 1,479 swimmers and divers.  The honorable mentions achieved a NCAA B time standard or competed at a NCAA Diving Regional or Zone Diving qualifier.

Brous qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100 backstroke with a school record time of 56.31.  She received All-America honors from the CSCAA.  Brous earned New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) first team in the 100 backstroke and second team in the 50 free.  She was also a member of the All-Conference first team 200 and 400 medley relays and 200 free relay and second team 400 free relay.

The English major was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society and was selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team.  She was named to the NJAC All-Academic first team and was a Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction.

Finkbinder and Rzotkiewicz qualified for the NCAA Northeast/South Diving Regional for the third straight season.  At the Metropolitan Championships, Finkbinder won the one and three-meter diving with 446.64 and 440.43 points respectively.  She was named the Diver of the Meet and was the NJAC Diver of the Year.  The senior earned NJAC All-Conference first team on both boards.  Finkbinder graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Science. 

Rzotkiewicz earned All-Conference honorable mention in the one and three-meter diving.  She finished third in the one-meter (346.94) and three-meter (350.94) at the Metropolitan Championships.  A Rowan Scholar-Athlete, Rozokiewicz is majoring in Human Performance in Clinical Settings.

Timmins recorded a NCAA B cut of 17:17.85 for first place in the 1650 freestyle at the Metropolitan Championships.  She earned NJAC All-Conference first team in the 1650 freestyle and on the 800 free relay and was on the second team in the 200 and 500 freestyles.  

At Mets, the 800 free relay set a school record with a winning time of 7:46.51.  Timmins holds the University marks in the 500 (5:01.97), 1000 (10:19.54) and 1650 (17:07.63) freestyles.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Management and Entrepreneurship.

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