LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall College swimmer Becca Meyers is a nominee for the 2015 ESPYs Best Female Athlete with a Disability Award. Voting runs through July 15th with fans able to cast one vote per category.
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Meyers set two world records (400m free and 200IM) and earned six medals (four gold, two silver) at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships, while also capturing a pair of medals (silver in 200m IM and bronze in 100m freestyle) at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
She set four world records in para-swimming events (200m free, 800m free, 1500m free and 50m butterfly) in the 2014-2015 season and also garnered the Centennial Conference (CC) Women's Swimmer of the Week honor after placing first in three events to help the Diplomats knock off Susquehanna by a 145-117 score on Jan. 17.
The sophomore from Baltimore, Md. was born deaf and diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes gradual hearing, balance and vision loss.
The 2015 ESPYs take place on July 15th at 8:00 p.m. EST and is being held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., with a live showing being broadcast on ABC. Pardon the Interruption's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon will host The ESPY Nomination Special on Wednesday, July 1, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.