The Central Connecticut swimming and diving team was recognized by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) for its academic performance in the fall semester and was named a Scholar All-America team it was announced Wednesday. A total of 762 men's and women's programs, representing 480 institutions, were named to the list. Teams were selected on the basis of their Fall 2019 grade point averages and represent 17,685 student-athletes.
The Blue Devils posted a 3.46 GPA as a team in the Fall 2019 semester.
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Over sixty percent of the selections (470 teams) belong to women's programs. The top teams in the classroom were also some of the best in the water. Ninety percent of the Division I and III's top Twenty Five are represented while eighty percent of Division II schools posted a 3.0 or higher.
Central is in action this weekend, swimming at LIU on Saturday, Feb. 1. The Blue Devils host Senior Day on Sunday, Feb. 2, at 1:00 p.m.
About the CSCAA
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) – the first 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.