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St. Vincent guard earns honor

| Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Eric Schmadel | For the Trib Total Media
Latrobe's Monica Sowinski swims at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association swimming and diving championship on Feb. 2, 2013, in Derry.

St. Vincent College senior guard Chris Klimchock has been named a Capital One Academic All-District 4 first-team men's basketball selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

The Greensburg Salem High School graduate is eligible for national academic All-America honors, which will be voted upon later in February.

Klimchock, a psychology major at St. Vincent, was ranked fourth in scoring (15.5 ppg.) in the Presidents' Athletic Conference and was leading the league in assists (3.8 apg.) and assists-to-turnover ratio (1.9).

CoSIDA requires a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.30 as a sophomore in athletics and academics to be eligible for honors, and nominees must have participated as a starter or valuable reserve in 50 percent of their team's games.

District 4 includes NCAA Division III schools in Pennsylvania.

WCCC baseball clinic

Former Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha will be the guest speaker for a baseball coaching clinic for youth programs being hosted by Westmoreland County Community College from noon to 6 p.m. March 3 at the Youngwood Campus gymnasium. Registration cost is $40 per coach. A $250 contribution covers the cost for all coaches from an organization. Call the WCCC Registration Center at 800-262-2103 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

—Tribune-Review

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