Awards & Championships

We cherish each of our participants for the quality individuals they are becoming, and for the selflessness they bring to making a difference for their kids in Vietnam.  At the same time, we're proud of the many outstanding athletic and academic achievements of the the CFC family.

To date, 51 All-Americans, 28 national champions and 1 world champion have taken part in Coach for College, as well as 3 Olympians, including 1 double Olympic medalist.  114 CFC participants have served as their team captain, and 16 as SAAC president.

We also feature CFC participants' notable postgraduate scholarships and fellowships here.

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Track & Field - Princeton   CFC '21

Tia Rozario

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National record holder (Singapore) - Triple jump

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Fencing - Harvard      CFC '21

Cynthia Liu

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2019, 2020

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Volleyball - Stanford      CFC '19

Morgan Hentz

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National champion - 2016, 2018, 2019

All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019

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Swimming - Northwestern      CFC '19

Maddie Smith

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All-American - 2020, 2021

All-American Hon. Mention in 5 events - 2021

Set school record - 4 events

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Squash - Harvard      CFC '19

Hannah Craig

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All-American - 2020

National champion (team) - 2018, 2019, 2020

Ireland national champion (individual) - 2017

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Swimming - UNC      CFC '19

Maddie Smith

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2018

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Volleyball - Ohio State     CFC '18 & '19

Taylor Hughes

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2016

Competed professionally - 2021 - Present

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Wrestling - Duke      CFC '18

Mitch Finesliver

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Bronze medal (European Championships) - 2021

All-American - 2019

ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2019

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (M) - 2019

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Swimming - Indiana      CFC '18

Marie Chamberlain

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All-American - 2016

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Volleyball - Iowa      CFC '18

Molly Kelly

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Academic All-American of the Year - 2018

Set Iowa record - Digs in a season, digs in a match

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Diving - Harvard      CFC '18

Georgina Milne

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All-American - 2020

Conference Champion (individual) - 2020

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Swimming - Duke      CFC '18

Alyssa Marsh

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All-American in 4 events - 2020
All-American Hon. Mention in 5 events - 2019

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (F) - 2020

Set Duke record - 7 events

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Basketball - Princeton      CFC '18

Carlie Littlefield

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Princeton record - Steals in a game

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Cross Country - Northwestern  CFC '18

Kelly O'Brien

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Set Northwestern record - 1 event

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Volleyball - Princeton      CFC '17

Cara Mattaliano

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Ivy League Player of the Year - 2015, 2016

Competed professionally - 2017-2018

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Volleyball - Ohio State      CFC '17

Darcy Taig

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National champion - 2016, 2017

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Soccer - Miami      CFC '17

Lexi Castellano

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Competed professionally - 2021 - Present

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Softball - South Carolina      CFC '17

Kaylea Snaer

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Set South Carolina record - Doubles per game, walks per game, and career walks

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Ltw Rowing - Stanford      CFC '17

Reagan Damoose

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National champion - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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Swimming - Harvard      CFC '17

Daniel Chang

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2019

Set Harvard record - 1 event

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Softball - Princeton      CFC '17

Allison Harvey

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Ivy League Rookie of the Year - 2017

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Swimming - UNC      CFC '16

Abby Fisher

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Set UNC record - 1 event

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Swimming - Pitt      CFC '16

Kinga Cichowksa

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Poland national champion - 6 times

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Rowing - Princeton      CFC '16

Claire Collins

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All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019

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Track & Field - Indiana      CFC '16

Paul Galas

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Canada national team - 2017

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Soccer - Harvard      CFC '16

Mia Bladin

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National U-24 Ultimate Frisbee Team - 2019

Gold Medal - 2019 U-24 World Championship

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Swimming - UNC      CFC '16

Caroline Baldwin

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All-American - 2017

All-American Honorable Mention - 2015, 2016

Gold, Silver & Bronze - 2017 World Univ. Games

Set UNC record - 6 events

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Rowing - Rhode Island      CFC '16

Meg Ellis

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Set URI and conference record - 1 event
RI Distinguished Athlete of the Year (F) - 2018

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Ltw Rowing - Florida      CFC '16

Ciara Lusnia

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Set Erg record - 1 world record, 2 USA records

National champion - 2018, 2019

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Diving - Miami      CFC '15

Wally Layland

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2016, 2017, 2018

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Soccer - Harvard      CFC '15

Alika Keene

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Competed professionally - 2019

Jamaica U-17 and U-20 National Team

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Swimming - Ohio State      CFC '15

Michael DiSalle

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Set Ohio State record - 3 events

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Track & Field - Indiana      CFC '15

Derrick Morgan

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All-American - 2014

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Rowing - Wisconsin     CFC '14

Hannah Schwartz

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All-American - 2015, 2016

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Volleyball - BC     CFC '12 & '15

Kellie Barnum

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Set Boston College record - Career assists in conference

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Field Hockey - Harvard     CFC '14

Marissa Balleza

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Set Harvard record - Career goals & career points

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Basketball - Pitt      CFC '14

Brianna Kiesel

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WNBA - 2015-2017

Competed professionally - 2015 - Present

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Tennis - Duke      CFC '14

Mary Clayton

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Duke Tennis Hall of Fame

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Gymnastics - UNC      CFC '12 & '14

Kristin Aloi

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Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award - 2015

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Track & Field - Minnesota     CFC '14

Jeff Cottrell

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All-American - 2012

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Ice Hockey - Ohio State      CFC '14

Cara Zubko

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Competed professionally - 2016-2017

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Tennis - Duke      CFC '14

Alyssa Smith

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National champion (team) - 2014

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Laura McKenna - BC      CFC '13

Laura McKenna

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All-American - 2012, 2013

National champion - 2010

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Rowing - Ohio State      CFC '13

Dara Schnoll

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National champion - 2013

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Track & Field - Bates      CFC '13

Melanie Ehrenberg

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Set Bates record - 3 events

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Swimming - Pitt      CFC '13

Dani des Tombe

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Set Pitt record - 3 events

Team MVP - 2014

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Cheerleading - Louisville      CFC '13

Lexi Berra

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National champion - 2011

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Track & Field - Maryland      CFC '12

Zack Ray

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All-American - 2013

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Rowing - UVA      CFC '12

Katie Fanikos

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National champion - 2012

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Swimming - Florida State      CFC '12

Stephanie Sarandos

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2010

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Lacrosse - UNC      CFC '12

Zoë Skinner

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National champion - 2013

Yeardley Love Unsung Hero Award - 2013

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Lacrosse - Virginia Tech      CFC '11

Ryan Rotanz

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Yeardley Love Unsung Hero Award - 2012

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Swimming - UVA      CFC '11

Claire Crippen

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All-American - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

ACC champion (individual) - 2008, 2009, 2011

Set UVA record - 1 event

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Track & Field - Duke    CFC '11

Sean-Patrick Oswald

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Set Duke record - 3 events

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Track & Field - Virginia Tech    CFC '11

Aunye Boone

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Set Virginia Tech record - 1 event

Virginia Tech Rookie of the Year - 2009

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Rowing - Boston College      CFC '11

Emily Charnowski

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ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2012

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Gymnastics - UNC      CFC '10 & '11

Kara Wright

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CoSIDA Academic All-American - 2008

Team MVP - 2009

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Soccer - Duke      CFC '10

Ryan McDaniel

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Team MVP - 2009

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Field Hockey - UVA      CFC '10

Lauren Elstein

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Elite 88 Award - 2009

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Swimming - Duke      CFC '09

Jordan Charles

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Set Duke record - 2 events

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Rowing - UNC      CFC '09

Kelsey Grich

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Team MVP - 2009, 2010

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Rowing - UVA      CFC '09

Caroline Sweeny

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National champion - 2010

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Tennis - Duke      CFC '08

Reka Zsilinska

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National champion - 2009

All-American - 2008, 2009

NCAA Tournament MVP - 2009

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Fencing - Harvard      CFC '21

Danny Solomon

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2019

Ivy League Champion - 2020

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Track & Field - Stanford   CFC '16, '17, '21

Rachel Reichenbach

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All-American - 2019

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Diving - Northwestern     CFC '17 & '19

Olivia Rosendahl

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NCAA national champion (ind.) - 2017, 2018

USA Diving national champion (ind.) - 2017

All-American - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

5th at World Championships - 2019

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Lacrosse - Princeton      CFC '19

Connor McCarthy

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2020

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Rugby - Harvard      CFC '19

Justina Hewitt

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National champion - 2019

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Fencing - UNC      CFC '19

Justine de Grasse

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Canada National Team - 2020

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Diving - UNC      CFC '15 & '19

Jack Nyquist

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All-American - 2016

All-American Hon. Mention - 2014, 2015

Set UNC record - 1 event

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Fencing - Duke      CFC '18

Eoin Gronningsater

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All-American - 2018, 2019

ACC Fencer of the Year - 2018

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (M) - 2020

CoSIDA Academic All-American - 2020

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Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '18

Malin Evert

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National champion - 2018

All-American - 2017

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Field Hockey - Duke      CFC '18

Jillian Wolgemuth

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All-American - 2019

USA U-19 and U-17 National Team

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Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '18

Feline Günther

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National champion - 2018, 2019

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Tennis - Utah      CFC '18

Santiago Sierra

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Mexico National Team - Davis Cup, 2016

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Golf - UNC      CFC '18

Bryana Nguyễn

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UNC Student-Athlete of the Year - 2018

Competed professionally - 2018-Present

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Diving - Stanford      CFC '17

Haley Farnsworth

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National champion (team) - 2017, 2018, 2019

All-American - 2019

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Tennis - UNC      CFC '17

Marika Akkerman

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National champion (team) - 2015, 2018

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Softball - Pitt      CFC '17

Olivia Gray

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Set Pitt record - Assists in a game

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Squash - Harvard      CFC '17

Amelia Henley

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All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

National champion (team) - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

U-19 European champion (individual) - 2016

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Tennis - St. Mary's      CFC '17

Hannah Petersen

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Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award - 2018

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Track & Field - Duke      CFC '17

Maddie Price

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All-American - 2015, 2016, 2017

Set Duke record - 8 events

Canada National Team - 2019

Canada national record - 1 event

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Lacrosse - Vermont      CFC '16

Elise Koehl

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Set Vermont record - Goals scored in a game

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Rowing - Ohio State      CFC '16

Anna Ralph

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National champion - 2014, 2015

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Fencing - Stanford      CFC '16

Sean Strong

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All-American - 2018, 2019

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Rugby - Harvard      CFC '16

Caitlin Weigel

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All-American - 2017, 2018

All-American Hon. Mention - 2019

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Basketball - Indiana      CFC '16

Amanda Cahill

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CoSIDA Academic All-American - 2017, 2018

Competed professionally - 2018-Present

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Track & Field - Harvard      CFC '16

Myles Marshall

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All-American - 2018

All-American Hon. Mention - 2019

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Softball - Stanford      CFC '16

Carolyn Lee

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CoSIDA Academic All-American - 2019

Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2019

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Wrestling - Harvard      CFC '16

Henry Cousins

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Harvard Scholar-Athlete of the Year (M) - 2017

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Soccer - Mount Holyoke      CFC '16

Suz Rose

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Set Mount Holyoke record - Career games started and minutes played

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Track & Field - Duke      CFC '14 & '16

Connor Hall

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2017

Set Duke record - Pole Vault

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Track & Field - South Carolina  CFC '15

Erika Rucker

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All-American - 2012, 2013

Gold & Bronze medal - 2012 Junior World Championships

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Softball - Pitt      CFC '15

Savannah King

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Set Pitt record - Wins, complete games, innings, appearances

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Soccer - Louisville      CFC '15

Tim Kübel

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All-American - 2016, 2017

Player of the Year semifinalist - 2016, 2017

ACC Freshman of the Year - 2014

Competed professionally - MLS, 2018-2019

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Diving - Miami      CFC '15

Kara McCormack

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All-American - 2013, 2014

All-American Hon. Mention - 2012

ACC Diver of the Year - 2013

NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist - 2016

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Track & Field - Missouri     CFC '15

Alyssa Applebee

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All-American - 2016

Set Missouri record - Indoor Pole Vault

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Lacrosse - Northwestern     CFC '14

Spring Sanders

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USA National Team - 2017

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Maureen Barron - BC     CFC '14

Maureen Barron

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Set Boston College record - 4 events

Team MVP - 2014

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Basketball - NC State      CFC '14

Marissa Kastanek

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CoSIDA Academic All-American - 2012, 2013

ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year - 2012, 2013

NC State Student-Athlete of the Year - 2013

Competed professionally - 2013 - Present

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Volleyball - Georgia Tech      CFC '14

Courtney Felinski

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Competed professionally - 2015 - Present

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Rowing - Harvard      CFC  '14

Molly Moore

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USA National Team - 2019

World Champion - PR3 Pairs, 2019

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Track & Field - Syracuse      CFC '14

Donald Pollitt

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All-American - 2013, 2015

Syracuse Track & Field Athlete of the Year - 2013, 2014

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Swimming - Pitt      CFC '14

Mackenzie Meixner

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Set Pitt record - 1 event

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Ice Hockey - Princeton      CFC '14

Jaimie McDonell

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Team MVP - 2015

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Track & Field - Harvard      CFC '13

Hannah Mayer

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All-American Hon. Mention - 2014

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Gymnastics - UNC      CFC '13

Michelle Ikoma

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Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award - 2012, 2014

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Soccer - Boston College      CFC '13

Zoe Lombard

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USA National Handball Team - 2015 - Present

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Tennis - UNC      CFC '13

Tessa Lyons

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National champion (team) - 2013

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Soccer - UVA      CFC '12

Ari Dimas

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National champion - 2009

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Fencing - Duke      CFC '12

Becca Ward

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Bronze medals (ind. + team) - 2008 Olympics
World champion
(individual & team) - 8 times
NCAA champion - 2009, 2011, 2012

All-American - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

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Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '12

Loren Shealy

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S.I. Female College Athlete of the Year - 2013

Elite 89 Award - 2012, 2013, 2014

USA National Team - 2015 - 2018

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Cross Country - Duke      CFC '12

Andrew Brodeur

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Team MVP - 2011

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Rowing - UVA      CFC '11

Betsy Nilan

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National champion - 2010, 2012

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Swimming - UNC      CFC '11

Katura Harvey

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All-American - 2009

ACC champion (individual) - 2009

Set UNC record - 2 events

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Cross Country - Virginia Tech    CFC '11

Devin Cornwall

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ACC Freshman of the Year - 2006

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Gymnastics - UNC    CFC '11

Christine Nguyễn

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EAGL Gymnast of the Year - 2008, 2009

USA national team - 2006

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Swimming - Miami      CFC '11

Alicia Casillas

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All-American - 2007, 2008

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Track & Field - Virginia Tech      CFC '11

Keith Ricks

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All-American - 2012

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Lacrosse, Football - Duke      CFC '10

Matt Anderson

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National champion - 2010

Elite 88 Award - 2010

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Tennis - UNC      CFC '10

Shinann Featherston

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All-American - 2011, 2012

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Swimming - Virginia Tech      CFC '10

Jessica Earl

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Set Virginia Tech record - 1 event

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Lacrosse - UNC      CFC '09

Jennifer Russell

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National Player of the Year finalist - 2010

All-American - 2009, 2010

USA National Team - 2008-Present

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Tennis - Duke      CFC '08

Amanda Granson

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National champion - 2009

All-American - 2008

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Volleyball - UNC      CFC '08

Lauren Prussing

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UNC Scholar-Athlete of the Year - 2009

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Lacrosse - Duke      CFC '08

Ned Crotty

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National Player of the Year - 2010

Leading National Scorer - 2009

All-American - 2008, 2009, 2010

National champion - 2010

USA National Team - 2010, 2014, 2018

Competed professionally - 2010 -2018