Lexington, Ky. – The Transylvania women's swimming and diving team was recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America on Tuesday with its selection to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team for the spring 2019 semester.
During the spring semester, the Transylvania women's swimming and diving team excelled in the classroom, recording a team grade-point average of 3.59 during the spring semester.
"Coach Dave Doolin has built a program that is a model of success in the pool and classroom," commented CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart.
The Pioneers women's swimming and diving team once again set the standard for academic proficiency against the Division III landscape, finishing above the median national GPA of 3.45. Transylvania was one of 145 institutions in Division III women's swimming and diving to earn inclusion onto the list for the spring semester.
Of the 159 women's teams to make the list, the Pioneers finished in the top 16 percentile of the group.
Criteria for selection onto the Spring Scholar All-America teams requires a team to post a grade-point average of 3.0 or better for the spring semester while maintaining a minimum roster of 12 or more athletes.
Transylvania also achieved CSCAA Fall Scholar All-American team honors for the Fall 2018 semester to wrap up a full year of academic excellence.
The Pioneers are led by head coach Dave Doolin, who just completed his second year at the helm of the program.
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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