May 19 – (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – Senior Lindy Cornwall (Poway, Calif./Poway) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District At-Large Team. The honor is the second of Cornwall's career.
Cornwall will represent District 4, comprised of all the Division III schools in Pennsylvania, on the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. To be eligible for the award, athletes must be starters or significant reserves in at least their sophomore season and carry a minimum GPA of 3.30.
Cornwall recently completed her women's tennis career with 120 combined match victories to go with three All-America honors. The senior earned her latest All-America award this past fall by virtue of winning the ITA Southeast Regional Doubles Championships. She competed in the 2021 NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship, finishing the year ranked fourth nationally in doubles.
Cornwall had an 11-match singles winning streak this year and was recently named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Team in doubles (first team) and in singles (second team). Additionally, Cornwall competes on the women's track and field team and set a new school record in the discus throw this year.
In the classroom, Cornwall carries a 3.93 in mechanical engineering. She interned for Herrick Technology Labs in 2021, is a mentor for Strong Women Strong Girls, Vice President for Pi Tau Sigma and is an orientation and summer camp counselor at Carnegie Mellon. She is also a member of the club fencing team at Carnegie Mellon and was named a CoSIDA Academic All-American last spring.