May 6, 2008
Teo was also the High Point Award winner after an impressive senior season in which she scored in multiple events at the Pac-10 meet and earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships.
Samaniego was a Pac-10 finalist on both 1M and 3M and also competed at the NCAA Championships on the springboard events. The junior also won the NCAA Zone E three-meter crown to advance to the NCAA meet.
Below is a breakdown of this year's awards:
Academic Excellence: Tess Schofield
High Point: Nicolette Teo
Most Valuable Swimmer: Nicolette Teo
Most Valuable Diver: Marisa Samaniego
Most Improved: Lauren Hall
Outstanding Newcomer: Lauren Hall
Bruin Relay Award: Kelly Colligan
Iron Effort Swim (for excellence in the weight room):Shannon Hackett
Iron Effort Dive (for excellence in the weight room): Marisa Samaniego
Bruin Pride: Madeleine Stanton