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Trio of Harvard Swimmers Named CSCAA Scholar-Athlete All-Americans

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Former Crimson swimmer Bill Jones ’09 has been selected to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar-Athlete All-America team, while Dan Jones ’09 and rising junior Blake Lewkowitz garnered CSCAA Scholar-Athlete honorable mention status.

The CSCAA chooses Scholar All-Americans on the basis of their performances in the pool and classroom. To be selected to the All-American team, swimmers must qualify for the NCAA Championship meet and achieve a GPA of 3.50 or higher. Honorable mention selections, meanwhile, must achieve a NCAA consideration time and a 3.50 or higher GPA.

Bill Jones, a 16-time All-Ivy League selection, placed 28th in the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.11 at the 2009 NCAA Championships.

Harvard also earned the Scholar All-American Team Award after posting a cumulative GPA of 3.29, ranking the squad 11th in the country.

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