Penn State student Mary Elizabeth McCulloch competing in a swimming meet

Penn State student Mary Elizabeth McCulloch competing in a swimming meet

Penn State student Mary Elizabeth competing in a swimming meet

"When you're in the pool and your body tells you that you need to breathe, you have to rise above that and keep swimming because your team is depending on you."—Mary Elizabeth McCulloch, who recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference as its Division III Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Image: Penn State