Norfolk, Va. – Both the Clark University men's and women's swimming and diving have been named College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Teams for the Spring semester in 2017 it was announced earlier this month.
In order to be selected, teams must post an overall team grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the selected semester. The Clark women finished with a 3.28, while the Cougar men were close behind at 3.18.
The award comes on the heels of Jaci Carson (Eugene, Ore.), Vladislav Kiveliyk (Southington, Conn.), Niki Lew (Auburndale, Mass.), Marco Moneti (Bloomington, Minn.), Melissa Orzechowski (Windsor, Conn.) and Donovan Smith (Amherst, Mass.) all earning New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference recognition with cumulative grade-point averages of 3.50 or higher.
The governing body recognized more than 700 teams from 443 institutions at all levels of the NCAA as the growth of the sport continues and sits at a ten-year high. Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) – 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.