Lexington, Ky. – The Transylvania women's swimming and diving team has been named as a College Swimming Coaches Association of America Fall Scholar All-America team for the fall 2017 semester.
According to this week’s release by the CSCAA, the Pioneers women's swimming and diving team earned its way onto the list by achieving a cumulative grade-point average of 3.61.
A total of 688 teams across all three NCAA classifications as well as the NAIA and NJCAA were named to the list for the fall semester. Of the 164 NCAA Division III women's programs that earned their way onto the list, the Pioneers posted the seventh-highest GPA.
Criteria for inclusion onto the list requires swimming and diving teams to achieve collective GPAs of 3.00 or higher.
First-year Transylvania head coach Dave Doolin praised his team’s accomplishments in the classroom. "We are proud of the standard that our women's team continues to uphold in the classroom," said Doolin.
The Transylvania swimming and diving squad returns to the pool on Wednesday, February 9 as it competes in the inaugural Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship swim and dive meet in Terre Haute, Indiana.
About the CSCAA
"Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America is the oldest coaches association in the United States. The organization currently boasts more than 2,000 member coaches and assistant coaches, recognizes All-American swimmers, NCAA record-breakers and Scholar All-America athletes and teams as well as outstanding coaches and contributors, and helps oversee the welfare of collegiate swimming and diving."
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