NORFOLK, Va. – The Harvard men's swimming and diving team was recognized by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as a Fall Scholar All-America Team, as announced by the organization Wednesday morning.
The Crimson posted the seventh-highest team GPA among all NCAA Division I schools at 3.46. Grand Canyon led the nation with a 3.68 mark. Harvard was among four Ivy League teams to rank in the top-10 among the 87 Division I institutions that qualified.
In total, CSCAA announced that 638 teams from 394 institutions across all levels of college athletics qualified for Scholar All-America recognition. For a team to qualify for the award, the fall semester GPA for all members on the roster must be above 3.0. The average Division I men's swimming and diving team GPA for the fall 2016 semester was 3.22.
Harvard has one more regular season dual meet left, facing Yale Feb. 4-5 before hosting the Ivy League Championship Meet at Blodgett Pool, Feb. 22-25.