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Miami Holds Eighth Annual Celebration of Women's Athletics presented by adidas

Miami Holds Eighth Annual Celebration of Women's Athletics presented by adidas

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Miami Athletics held its eight annual Celebration of Women’s Athletics presented by adidas Sunday, honoring 11 female student-athletes at the Carol Soffer Indoor Practice Facility.

The CWA honors current Miami female student-athletes from each of UM’s nine women’s programs for their excellence on the playing field, as well as in the classroom and community.

The event continues to support the Together 4 Her Campaign, which is designed to develop leaders and prepare women to be successful in life beyond athletic competition. Support of the CWA includes exclusive benefits that strengthen the impact on UM female student-athletes. Together 4 Her (formerly Building Women’s Champions) is a year-round fundraising effort for Miami women’s athletics that also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Together 4 Her will also showcase content and programming surrounding UM’s female student-athletes over the last five decades.

ESPN anchor and former Hurricanes volleyball student-athlete Christine Williamson served as the event’s emcee.

The 2002 CWA winners were as follows:

Daevenia Achong (Tennis)

Debbie Ajagbe (Track & Field)

Selena Fortich (Soccer)

Kristyna Frydlova (Golf)

Lauryn Harris (Track & Field)

Daphnee Lavassas (Cross Country)

Kelsey Marshall (Basketball)

Carmen San Nicolas (Swimming)

Abby Schwenger (Rowing)

Savannah Vach (Volleyball)

Mia Vallée (Diving)

For more information on the Together 4 Her campaign please click here.