Team and Individual Academic Honors for Women’s Swimming and Diving
Harvard had four individuals earn CSCAA Scholar All-America
honors in 2010-11 (Harvard Athletic Communications).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women’s swimming and diving team ranked among the top Division I squads in the nation in terms of GPA as the squad earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors, the organization announced. Four members of the 2010-11 team also received individual scholar All-America honorable mention honors.
Harvard’s team GPA of 3.42 was the second-highest among Ivy League schools and 27th among all Division I squads in 2010-11. The mark also represents a significant improvement from the 2009-10 season, when the Crimson received the honor with a 3.32 team GPA. Ball State led the group of honored schools as the only institution with a 3.60 team grade-point average.
A quartet of seniors received individual scholar All-America honorable mention honors. Kate Mills ’11, Katy Hinkle ’11, Christine Kaufmann ’11 and Ali Slack ’11 all achieved NCAA ‘B’ cuts and graduate with GPAs over 3.5 to earn the scholar All-America nod.
The CSCAA chooses its Scholar All-America team members on the basis of their performances in the pool and classroom. To be selected to the squad, swimmers must qualify for the NCAA Championships meet and achieve a GPA of 3.50 or higher. Honorable mention selections, meanwhile, must achieve an NCAA provisional qualifying time and a 3.50 or higher GPA.
For the full list of teams honored, click here.
For the full list of individuals honored, click here.