The LMU swimming team was awarded Scholar All-America status by the CSCAA for the third straight semester.
Three-sport All-American Tara Erdmann claimed Female Athlete of the Year again while sophomore Anthony Ireland earned Male Athlete of the Year.
LMU placed 13 swimmers on the All-Academic team.
LMU completed the four-day competition on Saturday.
LMU reached the finals in a pair of individual events on Thursday.
2009-10 Women's Swimming Photos
Jill Dahle is in her fourth season with LMU swimming...
2010-11...All-MPSF Scholar-Athlete and Academic Team selection... spent fall semester in exchange program in Bonn, Germany training with local German team... made it back to the finals in all three freestyle events at the MPSF Championships, earning 16th-place in the 500 freestyle, 18th in the 1650 and 21st in the 200 freestyle... voted `Hardest Worker' by teammates... team captain for 2011-12 season...
2009-10... became LMU's top distance freestyler by placing second at the PCSC championship in the 500 freestyle, 7th in the 200 freestyle and 6th in the 1650 freestyle, racing the event for only the third time in her career and becoming the second fastest lion in LMU history... member of the Lion's championship 800 freestyle relay team... selected to the PCSC All-Conference team for the second consecutive year... voted "Hardest Worker" and "Most Inspirational" by teammates...
2008-09...earned All-Conference honors in her freshman season, establishing herself as one of the top mid-distance freestylers in the PCSC... contributed a third place finish in the 200 freestyle and won the consolation final in the 500 freestyle, recording the third fastest time in the championship meet with a 5:00.74, dropping 10 seconds off her personal best time... also placed seventh in the 200 butterfly, contributing 70 points to the team score... voted "Hardest Worker" and "Most Inspirational" by teammates.
A 2008 graduate of Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City, Utah... was a four-year letterwinner in high school... served as team captain in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons... garnered All-State recognition after all four years of competition... named 4A Female Swimmer of the Year as a senior... State Champion in the 100 butterfly... Academic All-State honoree... member of the National Honor Society... a 2008 Business and Marketing Sterling Scholar Finalist.
Jillian Marjorie Dahle was born on May 3, 1990 in Salt Lake City, Utah... parents are Joan and Robert Dahle... mother played volleyball at Washington State University... has a brother, Jordan, and a sister, Janie... also recruited by University of San Diego, University of Utah and Seattle University, but chose LMU because she loves the balance between academics and athletics, and the dynamics of the team... majoring in international business.
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