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Rutgers Swimming & Diving Earns Scholar All-American Team Honors
Scarlet Knights Rank 8th In Division I Team GPAs
  • Posted on July 23, 2013 10:09:22 AM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (July 23, 2013) – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recognized the Rutgers University  women's swimming and diving squad as an NCAA All-Academic Team. The Scarlet Knights ranked 8th of all Division I women’s teams, having achieved a 3.52 team GPA through the 2013 spring semester.

    Rutgers’ grade point average was also the highest of all BIG EAST schools, with Villanova tying for 11th place nationally after earning a 3.49 GPA.

    “This is a great accomplishment for our program,” said head coach Phil Spiniello.  “High academic standards has long been a core value of Rutgers swimming and diving.  I am extremely proud of our student-athletes and the way they are continuing to achieve in the pool and the classroom.”

    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.

    In all, 522 teams representing 347 institutions were recognized for their achievements in the classroom. North Texas and East Carolina tied for the highest team GPA among all Division I women’s teams, boasting an average of 3.62.

    A complete list of teams with their respective GPA's can be found here- http://www.collegeswimming.com/news/2013/jul/16/cscaa-recognized-academic-teams/.

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