BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University’s women’s swimming program’s Division-II National Championships contingent of Samantha Beck, Clara Monges, Ewa Osiniak and Karolina Smylek were announced as All-Americans by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Smylek received First Team All-American plaudits in the 100-back and 200-back. Osiniak notched honorable mention recognition in the 200-IM. This group also made up Lynn’s 400-medley relay team, earning honorable mention status.
Four individual All-Americans is the most ever for the program, eclipsing the mark of three individuals from 2016. Smylek also earned First Team accolades in 2019, making it to the A-final of the 200-back.
Osiniak is the first freshman since Catalina Berraud-Galea in 2016 to earn All-American honors. Monges and Beck were both tabbed with their first-ever All-America selections.
Due to the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the CSCAA Board adjusted the selection criteria for each Division.
This year’s Division II selections were made as follows: In contested events, the top eight finalists are named to the first team while the consolation finalists were named Honorable Mention. In events that were not contested, individual and relay qualifiers selected for the championship are named All-American. About the Fighting Knights Lynn University’s national champion Fighting Knights compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball. The university’s 19 intercollegiate teams are home to nearly 300 student athletes. Lynn is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution and winner of 25 national championships and 45 Sunshine State Conference titles. Representing spirit, service and strength, the Fighting Knights strive for greatness through athletic performance and academic excellence. For more information, visit: lynnfightingknights.com.