NORFOLK, Va. – The MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-America Team honors for academic excellence during the spring of 2015, as announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Tuesday. The CSCAA honors college and university swimming and diving teams who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Both squads have appeared on this list every season since 2003-04.
With its combined GPA of 3.56, the men's swimming and diving team ranked second among 99 qualifying Division III programs. The women's team, also carrying a 3.56 GPA, was 23rd of 152 teams.
In addition to the team awards, 14 men and 10 women were named CSCAA Individual Scholar All-Americans. The Engineers saw 18 student-athletes secure a spot on the Scholar All-America Team, which recognizes those who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and qualified for and competed at the NCAA Championship. The remaining six received Scholar All-America honorable mention honors as they achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher and earned an NCAA "B" cut time standard but did not compete at the championship.
Women's Scholar All-America
Women's Honorable Mention