Molly Evans
Molly Evans
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    Women's Swimming and Diving
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One of the most decorated swimmers in Carnegie Mellon history, Molly Evans was named a finalist for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year and was one of 10 women from Division III to receive the prestigious recognition. Throughout her career, she set or reset 28 school records and remains the program leader in two events. Evans reached the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in each of her four years at Carnegie Mellon, earning three All-America honors and eight Honorable Mention All-America accolades during her career. Three times she was the only swimmer at the national meet for the Tartans, leading the program to two top 25 finishes. As a freshman, Evans finished second in the nation in the 200-yard backstroke and fourth in the 100-yard backstroke to earn the first-ever All-America awards in the respective events for a Carnegie Mellon women’s swimmer. She was a three-time University Athletic Association (UAA) champion and earned 23 All-UAA honors. Evans closed her career as a three-time College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American.