NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 17 Harvard swimmers and divers, six women and 11 men, have been recognized as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-Americans. The 11 men's selections are the most in the Ivy League, while the women's six honorees ranks second in the Ivy League.
To be selected to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, swimmers and divers must have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Honorable Mention selections have similarly achieved a GPA of 3.50 and achieved a "B" time standard or competed at their respective qualifying meets.
Men's first team honorees Michael Mosca and Jack Manchester are no strangers to the Scholar All-American team. Mosca is a four-time selection, earning first team honors each of the last three seasons, while Manchester is making his second-straight appearance on the first team. Christian Carbone, Jacob Luna and Griffin Schumaker, each honorable mention choices this year, are making their second appearances as Scholar All-Americans. Earning selection for the first time, each as honorable mention, are Aly Abdel Khalik, Ed Kim, Leo Kim, Shane McNamara, Koya Osada and Max Yakubovich.
On the women's side, rising sophomore Jing Leung captured first team honors after a stellar freshman season. Stephanie Ferrell collected honorable mention accolades, marking the fourth time in her career she has been named a Scholar All-American. Rising senior Sherry Liu garnered honorable mention recognition for the second season in a row. Earning their first Scholar All-American honor are Hannah Allchurch, Georgie Enoch and Kristina Li.