Washington College senior swimmer Julia Portmann has been named to the Google Cloud Division III Academic All-America team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve.
Portmann will graduated from Washington College this spring with a 4.0 cumulative grade-point average and dual degrees in Biology and Environmental Science. She received the College's 2019 Doris T. Bell '50 Award as the graduating senior female student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average and was a recipient of the College's 2019 Thomas Reeder Spedden Medal for academic standing and outstanding achievement in athletics.
She finished her collegiate swimming career as the Shorewomen's third-fastest swimmer ever in the 200, 500, 1000, and 1650 freestyle events and as a school record-holder in the 800 freestyle relay. In 2018, she was named the Centennial Conference Co-Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for all sports in addition to being named the Centennial Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Women's Swimming. She was a five-time All-Centennial Conference qualifier, a two-time Academic All-Centennial qualifier, and a three-time Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll qualifier. She was twice named her team's Most Valuable Swimmer, was twice named the Centennial Conference Swimmer of the Week, and was named Shorewoman of the Week 10 times during her collegiate career.