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Michael Pohorylo '04
Pohorylo won a pair of individual national championships and led the men's swimming & diving team to a seventh-place finish at the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship Meet.

Pohorylo, Martin Named First-Team Academic All-District, Finalists for Academic All-America

May 28, 2004

AMHERST, MA - Amherst College seniors Michael Pohorylo (Suffield, CT/Suffield Academy) and Liz Martin (Baltimore, MD/Goucher College) were each named to the 2004 Academic All-District 1 College Division At-Large Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). As first-team selections, Pohorylo, who co-captained the menís swimming & diving team, and Martin, a womenís lacrosse tri-captain, will move on to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.

Pohorylo, an 11-time All-America, six-time Honorable Mention All-America and 16-time All-NESCAC selection, won individual national championships in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events and led the Jeffs to a seventh-place finish at the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship Meet, hosted by Principia College. He also took home four individual titles at the 2004 NESCAC Championship Meet, upping his career total to 10, and graduates with three NESCAC records, four NESCAC Championship Meet records, five Amherst pool records and five Amherst varsity records.

Martin, a three-time All-NESCAC selection, three-time All-America and the 2003 Division III Midfielder of the Year, graduates as the 13th leading scorer in NCAA history with 338 career points and is tied for fifth in NCAA history with 270 career goals. She led Amherst to its first-ever womenís lacrosse national championship as a junior in 2003 and a pair of trips to the national semifinals in 2002 and 2004.

CoSIDA selects Academic All-America teams in 12 programs: football, womenís volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, menís basketball, womenís basketball, baseball, softball, menís track & field/cross country, womenís track & field/cross country, menís at-large and womenís at-large. Nominees must be starters or important reserves with legitimate athletic credentials and at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.