Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Receive CSCAA Academic Honors

Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Receive CSCAA Academic Honors

The Calvin College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have once again received academic awards from the College Swim Coaches Association of America.

Both teams have received the CSCAA Team Scholar All-America Award.

The Team Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester/term and in the semester/term of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

The Calvin women's team recorded a 3.51 grade point average during the recently completed spring semester. The Calvin men's team recorded a 3.28 grade point average during the spring semester.

In total, 710 teams across collegiate swimming, representing 476 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the Spring 2018 Semester.

The Calvin men's and women's team also produced a combined total of 12 individuals that received CSCAA Scholar All-America honors and one individual that was named a CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention selection.

The CSCAA Scholar All-America selections recognize students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Individuals named to the CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America list were required to hold a 3.50 GPA or above and posted a B' cut qualifying time.

Receiving CSCAA Scholar All-America honors from the Calvin men's team are seniors Tanner Vincent, Michael Moentmann and Max DeYoung and juniors Jared Britton, Jacob Lensing and Ben Holstege.

Receiving CSCAA Scholar All-America honors from the Calvin women's team are seniors Abby Van Harn, Sarah Bradley and Rachel Mattson; junior Anna Serino and sophomores Emily Gunderson and Libby Engle. Freshman Hannah Chao was named a CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America selection.