June 2, 2003
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Capping off a year filled with athletic and academic accolades, senior Natalie Dye has been named a 2003 Verizon Academic All-American. Receiving honors on the first team All-District, the Baltimore, Md., native held a 3.971 GPA in biochemistry.
Dye was selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in District II, which includes institutions from Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The only honoree from a Maryland school, Dye is receiving the award for the second year in a row.
2003 Verizon Academic All-District II University Division Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Team
First Team Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major Aderonke Adeniyi Temple Jr. Lagos, Nigeria 3.80 Biochemistry Sarah Conway St. Joseph's Sr. Newark, Del. 3.63 Finance Laura Dietrich Delaware Sr. York, Pa. 3.897 Philosophy Natalie Dye Maryland Sr. Baltimore, Md. 3.971 Biochemistry Erin Gemill Delaware Sr. Lancaster, Pa. 3.689 Exercise Phys. Davina McKenzie Seton Hall Jr. Nassau, Bahamas 4.00 Accounting Shea McMillan Duquesne Jr. Pittsburgh, Pa. 3.78 Finance Julie Siebert-Johnson Pennsylvania Sr. Holmdel, N.J. 3.34 Psychology Lindsey Stefan St. Francis Jr. Homer City, Pa. 3.81 Eng./Comm. Jessica Urbonas Delaware Sr. Vernon, Conn. 3.838 Animal Sci. Erin Walczak St. Francis Sr. North Huntington, Pa. 3.54 Econ./Finance