(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – Carnegie Mellon University junior women's swimmer Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind./Penn) was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as a 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-American on the Women's At-Large Team. The team honors athletes from ten different sports with Hochstedler being one of 19 swimmers to earn the award. Her placement on the third team is the first of her career and first for a Tartan swimmer since 2013.
Hochstedler is an Honorable Mention All-American for the women's swimming and diving team who has competed on the national stage twice. This season she set the school record in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:18.06 which seeded her seventh at the NCAA Championships.
Hochstedler maintains a 4.00 GPA in statistics and psychology while holding the role of community service chair for SAAC. She's volunteered to help run the aquatics venue for Special Olympics twice and has been an outreach coordinator and counselor at Camp Kesem. She's been a two-year student researcher in social psychology, a data analysis intern for CMU's Software Engineering Institute and will intern with National Institutes of Health in the epidemiology branch this summer.