Paralympian Becca Meyers Nominated For Another ESPY Award

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Franklin & Marshall College’s Becca Meyers was once again named a nominee for the 2017 ESPYs Best Female Athlete with a Disability Award. The Diplomats’ All-American swimmer previously won the accolade in 2015.

Fans can cast one vote per category. To vote for Meyers, click here.

Voting has started and will close when the live show begins on Wednesday, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. EST. The award show is being hosted by Peyton Manning and can be watched live on ABC with the broadcast also being available on Watch ESPN.

Pardon the Interruption’s Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon will host “The ESPY Nomination Special” onSunday, July 2, at 3:00 p.m. EST on ESPN.

Meyers completed her second-career Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro last September after winning a total of four medals—three Gold and one Silver—and setting two world records in the 100-meter Butterfly, 200-meter Individual Medley, 400-meter Freestyle, and 100-meter Freestyle. You can watch highlights of her performances here.

Meyers was born deaf and has Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes gradual hearing, balance, and vision loss.

Press release courtesy of Franklin & Marshall Athletics. 

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