Norfolk, Va - February 9, 2017 - The Springfield College men's and women's swimming and diving programs have been recognized for their hard work not only in the pool, but in the classroom as well, as each has been named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America team.
The men's swimming and diving program earned a 3.09 grade-point average in the first semester, which was the fifth-best GPA in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, while the women's program notched a grade-point average of 3.55, which landed the Pride in a three-way tie for 12th in all of Division III, second in New England and second in the NEWMAC behind MIT (3.72).
A record 638 teams, representing 394 institutions have been named CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams. The awards are in recognition of teams' that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. Ninety-one additional teams and thirty-six more institutions achieved the honor compared to a year ago.
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.