Swimming Gets National Recognitition for Academics

Men were sixth in Division I in team GPA

Men were sixth in Division I in team GPA

Feb. 27, 2012

CHICAGO - The College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced the Scholar All-America Team Awards for Fall 2011 and both the Xavier men's and women's swimming teams were on the list. The Xavier men's team had a team GPA of 3.39 and was tied for sixth with Boston College in Division I while the women had a team GPA of 3.34 and were tied with Yale for 49th. Both teams led the Atlantic 10 in team GPA.

The Team Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented to teams achieving this standard in the fall semester and in the semester of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

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