July 16, 2014
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Six members of the University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team earned Scholar All-America honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), including two on the first team.
The Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a cumulative, or term grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the academic term coinciding with their respective swimming and diving championships and have qualified for and competed at the NCAA Championships.
The Honorable Mention Scholar All-America Award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester, or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard but did not qualify or compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets, zones or NCAA preliminary rounds.
Four Wolverines took home a Scholar All-America honorable mention: recent graduate Erin Cameron (Rockwood, Mich./Oscar A. Carlson), rising senior Claudia Lau (Hong Kong, China/Diocesan Girls' School) and rising sophomores Julia Fiks Salem (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Domus Sapientiae) and Claudia Goswell (Sydney, Australia/Baker College).
Both the women's team and the men's swimming and diving team were honored as Scholar All-America Teams the CSCAA last week (July 10).
The Team Scholar All-American Award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams that have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester and again in the spring to recognize teams achieving a 3.0 in the semester.
Contact: Michael Kasiborski