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Two ASU athletes named 'ESPN The Magazine' Academic All-Americans

June 14, 2010

Carlota Ciganda of the Arizona State women's golf team and Elina Eggers of the Arizona State women's diving team have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic-All-American Women's At-Large Team. Both Ciganda and Eggers received third-team accolades as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Ciganda currently boasts a 3.92 grade point average in Interdisciplinary Studies. Only a sophomore, Ciganda has shown to be one of the greats among the prestigious Sun Devil women's golf program. She became the first back-to-back Pac-10 Champion this season after defeating teammate Juliana Murcia on a playoff hole. She received NGCA First-Team All-American, Pac-10 First-Team and Pac-10 All-Academic honors for her success on the course and in the classroom. She is the

In her first season of competition, Eggers carried on the tradition of ASU diving in a spectacular fashion. She was the lone Pac-10 diver to medal on each event, including a gold on the 10-meter platform. At the NCAA Championships, she finished fourth on the tower to earn All-American honors. Additionally, Eggers was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year and set ASU records on both the 3-meter and platform. She currently carries a 4.0 in Business.