Colorado Springs, CO - The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 1,221 swimmers and divers to Scholar All-American Team for the 2018-19 season. The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Thirty-eight student-athletes have maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA over their career with another 145 earning a 4.0 over the course of the semester.
The award-winners studied a multitude of subjects ranging from A (Accounting) to Z (Zoology). Business majors accounted for just under 14% of all award-winners. They were followed by Engineering (all fields) and Biology at 9% each. Fully one-third of all award-winners are pursuing a major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field.
In addition to the 1,221 first-team selections, 890 students were named as Honorable Mention selections. These students have similarly achieved a GPA of 3.50 and achieved a "B" time standard or competed at an NCAA Regional or Zone Diving qualifier. In total, 282 teams placed at least one individual on the First or Second teams.
Fourteen members of the Eph women's team and ten members of the Eph men's team have been recognized. The Eph women had four Honorable Mention selections, while the Eph men had five Honorable Mention selections.
Eph women's honorees:
Eph men's honorees: