LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The College Swimming Coaches Association of American (CSCAA) released the Scholar All-America teams for the fall 2014 semester and three Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s swimming & diving teams earned the honor, while Colorado College represented on the men’s side.
This award is presented to college or university swimming & diving teams who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the fall semester.
Colorado College, led by head coach Anne Goodman James, earned honors on both the men’s and women’s side. The CC men’s team holds the top ranked GPA among all Division III men’s swimming & diving teams, 3.61. This improves over their position last year in sixth with a team GPA of 3.48. The CC women’s team also ranked highly, holding a 3.51 GPA, good for 12th among the 108 programs earning the award.
Colorado College was one of only two schools in all of Division III to have both their men’s and women’s team earn the award.
The Trinity University women’s swimming & diving team, led by head coach John Ryan, earned the honor, amassing a GPA of 3.40 in the fall. This is the second semester in a row that Trinity has received this honor, earning it in the spring 2014 semester with a GPA of 3.39.
The Southwestern University women’s swimming & diving
team, led by head coach Jon Duncan, earned the honor for their
seventh consecutive semester, posting a 3.31 GPA. During the
spring, Southwestern earned the award with a 3.34 GPA.
Founded in 1922, the CSCAA is the nation's oldest professional organization of college coaches. Its mission is to serve and provide leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.