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UMBC SWIMMING AND DIVINGíS KRISTEN MOORBY SELECTED FOR NCAA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Kristen Moorby is a conference representative for UMBC's SAAC.
Indianapolis-UMBC swimmer Kristen Moorby, a rising senior, was one of 352 student-athletes selected by the NCAA for the 10th annual NCAA Leadership Conference, which serves as a forum to help enhance leadership and decision-making skills and provides an opportunity to discuss key issues in intercollegiate athletics. The leadership conference takes place May 28-June 1 in
More than 1,300 nominations were submitted by college and university officials who have NCAA/CHAMPS Life Skills programs on their campuses. They student-athletes selected represent Divisions I, II and II, as well as fall, winter and spring sports.
The student-athletes were chosen based on their demonstrated abilities and strong desire to be leaders, as well as their potential to benefit significantly from a leadership development experience. In order to be eligible for the conference, the student-athletes must be in good academic standing and have athletic eligibility remaining in the following academic year.
Following the leadership conference, the student-athletes will be asked to share their experiences and topic discussions with their campus Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), as well as other campus leaders. The participants also are asked to develop an action plan that addresses an issue on their campus or in their community and implement the plan once they return to their schools.
Moorby was a member of the America East Commissionerís Honor Roll for Spring 2004 and 2005, and she is a conference representative for UMBCís SAAC.