For the second straight semester, both the University of Scranton men's and women's swimming & diving teams were honored for their work in the classroom, as both teams earned the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team distinction for the Spring 2017 semester.
To be selected as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, programs must have achieved a grade point average of 3.00 or higher over the spring semester. In total, 720 teams, representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the Spring 2017 Semester.
For the Spring 2017 semester, the Scranton men's team recorded a collective GPA of 3.18, while the women's squad notched a 3.56 GPA.
The Royals women's swimming & diving team also recorded the highest GPA of any team in the Landmark Conference, as six teams from the Landmark earned the honor on the women's side. The Scranton men's team was one of four from the Landmark to earn the award, as well.
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 a full list of Spring 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America teams, click here.