July 9, 2006
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Four Florida State student-athletes were named to the inaugural All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Women’s Swimming and Diving Team, as announced by Commissioner John D. Swofford.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
FSU’s four members are junior Romy Altmann (Cape Town, South Africa), sophomore Abbie King (Brunswick, Maine) and Stacy Rademacher (Charlotte, N.C.) and freshman Georgia Holderness (Butleigh, Somerset, England). Altmann is an economics and political science double major, Rademacher is a business major and King and Holderness are both child development majors.
Altmann, Holderness and King earned spots on the All-ACC team and qualified for nationals. Altmann and Holderness earned Honorable Mention All-American honors as a part of the Seminoles’ 400 free relay that finished tenth at nationals. Altmann was also a part of FSU’s 400 medley relay that won the consolation final. Altmann was the ACC Champion in the 200 free and was a part of the winning 400 medley relay. Holderness won the 200 breast championship at ACCs and was a part of the winning 400 free relay. King earned her gold medal at ACCs as a part of the winning 200 free relay.