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Tech named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Orignally published on 2022-01-25 21:34:35 by hokiesports.com

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Tech men and women’s swimming & diving teams have been selected by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as a Scholar All-America Team. The men and women posted GPAs of 3.06 and 3.44, respectively, to earn the honors.

In total, 728 teams from 450 colleges and universities earned the honor [Complete List]. Those with a GPA of 3.3 or higher will now become eligible for the Intercollegiate Coach Association Coalition All-Sport Academic Standings.

Greg Earhart, CSCAA Executive Director highlighted Virginia Tech’s achievements noting, “Coach Lopez Miro has stepped right in and done tremendous things, this being just the latest. These 70 men and women are some of the best ambassadors that Virginia Tech and the ACC could ask for.” 

A pair of West Coast teams led the way. Caltech’s women and Pomona-Pitzer’s men’s teams posted GPA’s of 3.97 and 3.87, respectively. The two were a part of 15 SCIAC schools to earn the honor. 

For the second-straight fall, Harvard’s men led Division I men while Brianne Globig’s Toledo squad topped the women’s list. Both teams posted 3.79 GPAs. Among Division II schools Lees-McRae and Lenoir-Rhine each posted 3.80 GPA’s to lead all Division II women’s teams while Missouri S&T (3.68) led the way among Division II men’s programs. SCAD-Savannah’s women (3.72) and Keiser’s men (3.53) were tops among NAIA schools while Southwestern Oregon led all NJCAA teams with a 3.43 women’s and 3.29 men’s GPA.  

Seven teams earned the honor for the first time. These include men’s teams at the University of Nebraska Omaha and Alderson Broaddus. Five women’s teams – Farleigh Dickinson, Mount Saint Mary (NY), Husson, Moravian and Alderson Broaddus – were named to the team for the first time.



Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), is the nation’s first organization of college coaches. The mission of the CSCAA is to advance the sport of swimming and diving with coaches at the epicenter of leadership, advocacy, and professional development.


 

Orignally published on 2022-01-25 21:34:35 by hokiesports.com

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