Swim / Dive Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The University of Miami women’s swimming & diving team was among those to earn Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), the organization announced.
The Hurricanes’ 3.51 team GPA was the highest of any women’s program in the state of Florida and the fourth-best GPA in the ACC.
“This is another example of how determined these women are to achieve great things,” head swimming coach Andy Kershaw said. “They set a very high standard as a team. They have high team goals in academics, athletics and community service, and they are committed to achieving those goals.”
Miami’s team GPA was No. 12 among all “Power 5” programs.
“They are a very diverse group of people, with various majors and interests, and it is great to see them come together as a team to work together and learn from each other,” Kershaw said.
To earn the honor, teams were required to post a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the Fall Semester and maintain a roster of 12 or more student-athletes.
Members of the CSCAA Scholar All-America Committee include Paul Richards, Chair (Dickinson), Brent Summers (Willamette), Gwynn Harrison (Bridgewater), Hollie Bonewit-Cron (Miami-OH), Jason Hite (Indianapolis), Jonathan Jordan (Lincoln College), Jerod Simek (Truman State), Milania Socha (Dartmouth), Nikki Rosen (Davis & Elkins), RC Weston (Alfred State).
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) – the oldest organization of college coaches in America – is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming & diving at the collegiate level.
For more information on the Scholar All-America and see a list of award recipients from all divisions, click here.