PISCATAWAY, N.J. (July 11, 2014) -- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named Rutgers women’s swimming and diving to the Scholar All-America Team. The Scarlet Knights achieved a team grade point average of 3.32 throughout the spring semester to earn the recognition.
RU is one of 12 Big Ten programs represented, showing the strength in academics across the conference. It is the second consecutive year the Scarlet Knights have earned a spot on the list.
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.
A total of 150 Division I women’s teams were recognized for their achievements in the classroom. Kentucky led the division with a 3.72 GPA.
The honor comes in addition to a historic 2013-14 campaign. Rutgers notched a strong third-place finish at the American Athletic Championships. The Scarlet Knights also sent sophomore swimmer Joanna Wu (Kent, Wash.) and senior diver Nicole Scott (Toronto, Canada), to the 2014 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Scott earned Honorable Mention All-American Honors for her performance.
The full list of the DI Scholar All-America women’s team can be found at here.
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