Swimming & Diving Ranked 18th in Final Mid-Major Top 25
Friday, March 28, 2008

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU women’s Swimming and Diving team finished the season ranked 18th in the www.Collegeswimming.com Mid-Major top-25.

The first year Eagles made their debut in the poll on November 16 at 21st. FGCU placed second in the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) championships. Freshman Viktoria Hyddmark earned women’s most outstanding swimmer honors as well as outstanding freshman honors.

As a team, the Eagles finished just 26 points behind Davidson. The Eagles were the highest ranked team from the CCSA in the poll.

"I am proud of our team for finishing the season ranked 18th in the www.collegeswimming.com Mid-Major top 25," said Head Coach Neal Studd. "To be in our first year and place second in our conference is a tremendous accomplishment for our program."