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Sports - March 8, 2013

Kyle Suchland named state scholar athlete

Foothill grad holds team records at Las Positas

Las Positas College announced that Hawks swimmer Kyle Suchland has been selected for inclusion on the 2012 California Community College Athletic Association's (CCCAA) Scholar Athlete Honor Roll. Suchland will be among a select group of recipients of this honor at a luncheon during the 16th annual CCCAA Convention on March 27 at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel.

Suchland, who graduated from Foothill High School, is a backstroke and freestyle specialist at Las Positas. His athletic accomplishments include holding the team records in the 100 (53.32) and 200 (1:57.39) yard backstroke, and the 200 (1:52.21) and 500 (5:01.03) freestyle, as well as the fastest 100 yard freestyle (46.72) in a relay.

While deeply involved in his extra-curricular, time-intensive, swimming activities, Suchland also maintained a 4.0 GPA while carrying a full load of academic courses.

The CCCAA is the governing body providing oversight of intercollegiate athletics within the California Community College System. It establishes the rules and regulations to administer the intercollegiate athletic activities of the nearly 27,000 student athletes attending California's community colleges.


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