For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Norfolk, Va. – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its CSCAA Scholar All-America Women's Swim Teams for the 2018 spring semester on Tuesday.
St. Mary's College of Maryland was one of 173 Division III teams honored by the coaches' organization as the Seahawks picked up their fourth team scholar award under second-year head coach Casey Brandt. The women's team has garnered the honor each semester during Brandt's two-year tenure.
The award is in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2018 spring semester.
St. Mary's notched a 3.62 team grade point average during the spring semester, missing the Scholar All-America Top 10 by five-hundredths of a point as the cutoff was 3.67.
The Seahawks were one of five Capital Athletic Conference women's swim teams to pick up the award from the CSCAA – Frostburg State University (3.17), University of Mary Washington (3.34), Salisbury University (3.43), and York College of Pennsylvania (3.51) – while St. Mary's and York were the only two to have both their men's and women's swim teams honored as Scholar All-America Teams.
About CSCAA: Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America – the oldest organization of college coaches in America – is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming & diving at the collegiate level.
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