NORFOLK, Va. – The Harvard men's and women's swimming and diving teams were among the 547 squads in the nation recognized Wednesday, Jan. 27 by the College Swimming Coaches of America (CSCCA) as a Scholar All-America Teams.
The awards are in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2015 fall semester.
Harvard's men paced the Ivy League with a team GPA of 3.47 during the fall semester, with Yale coming in second at 3.43 and Brown at 3.39. Seven Ivy League schools were recognized by CSCAA (Princeton's fall GPAs are pending), placing it in a tie with the Mid-American Conference for the fourth-most teams acknowledged. The Big Ten led the way with 10 schools earning the honor.
Similarly on the women's side, all seven Ivy League schools that have reported GPAs earned Scholar All-America honors, placing it in a tie for third with six other conferences with the most school recognized. The Big Ten also led the way on the women's side with 12 schools earning the award. Harvard's women posted a team GPA of 3.48.
Harvard's men and women are in action this weekend at the H-Y-P meet hosted by Princeton Jan. 29-30 at DeNunzio Pool.