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March 24, 2011

Swimmer John Fields Named an All-American at NCAAs!

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Wednesday evening, junior John Fields (Burke, Va.) of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's swimming and diving team placed 12th overall in the 200-yard IM Finals (fourth in the Consolation Round) at the NCAA Division III Championships held at the University of Tennessee. The Burke native finished with a time of 1:51.72.
 
Thanks to his performance, Fields was named an All-American, to become the first Kings Point swimmer to receive the honor in three years.  
 
Also swimming for the Mariners was fellow junior Frank Vita (Davidsonville, Md.), who  placed 36th overall in the same event with a clocking of 1:54.60.
 
Please continue to check www.usmmasports.com for updates at the Nationals, as well as the NCAA Championship Central website for complete coverage.