173 Women’s D1 Programs Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

The College Swim Coaches Association (CSCAA) has announced their list of Scholar All-America swimming teams in women’s division 1. An unprecedented 173 women’s teams were honored, as opposed to only 95 division 1 men’s programs that made the list.

In order to receive the honor, the team had to carry a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The South Carolina women had the highest overall GPA, coming in with a 3.73.

Here is a look at how the teams that scored in the top 10 at NCAAs performed in the classroom, in order of their standings at NCAAs. Many of the teams who performed the best at NCAAs also had some of the highest GPAs on the entire list, such as California (3.57) and Indiana (3.61).

  • Georgia (414), 3.15 GPA
  • Stanford (395), 3.44 GPA
  • California (357), 3.57 GPA
  • Texas A&M (308), 3.44 GPA
  • Virginia (264), 3.34 GPA
  • Southern California (244), 3.25 GPA
  • Indiana (228), 3.61 GPA
  • Louisville (220), 3.33 GPA
  • NC State(155), 3.26 GPA
  • Michigan (150), 3.44 GPA

Below is the complete list of the women’s division 1 teams that were honored:

GPA School Coach
3.08 Air Force Casey Converse
3.3 Akron Brian Peresie
3.65 Alabama Dennis Pursely
3.58 American Mark Davin
3.43 Arizona Rick DeMont
3.29 Arizona State Bob Bowman
3.56 Arkansas Neil Harper
3.31 Auburn Brett Hawke
3.44 Ball State Kristy Castillo
3.28 Binghamton Bradley Smith
3.6 Boise State Jeremy Kipp
3.32 Boston College Tom Groden
3.72 Bowling Green Matt Ense
3.24 Brigham Young John Brooks
3.55 Brown Kate Kovenock
3.08 Bryant Katie Cameron
3.44 Bucknell Dan Schinnerer
3.53 Butler Maurice Stewart
3.2 Cal State Bakersfield Chris Hansen
3.57 California Teri McKeever
3.55 Canisius Scott Vanderzell
3.54 Cincinnati Mandy DiSalle
3.41 Clemson Leslie Hasselbach Adams
3.29 Cleveland State Paul Graham
3.43 Colgate Andy Waeger
3.18 Colorado State Christopher Woodard
3.34 Columbia Diana Caskey
3.32 Connecticut Bob Goldberg
3.55 Cornell Patrick Gallagher
3.53 Dartmouth Jim Wilson
3.38 Davidson John Young
3.58 Denver Brian Schrader
3.57 Drexel Adam Braun
3.38 Duke Dan Colella
3.49 Duquesne David Sheets
3.38 East Carolina Rick Kobe
3.48 Eastern Illinois Jacqueline Michalski
3.36 Eastern Michigan Peter Linn
3.37 Evansville Rickey Perkins
3.4 Fairfield Janelle Atkinson-Wignall
3.32 Florida Gregg Troy
3.32 Florida Atlantic Lara Preacco
3.27 Florida Gulf Coast Neal Studd
3.42 Florida International Randy Horner
3.25 Florida State John Proctor
3.42 Fordham Steve Potsklan
3.46 Fresno State Jeanne Fleck
3.56 Gardner-Webb Mike Simpson
3.38 George Mason Peter Ward
3.42 George Washington James Winchester
3.15 Georgia Jack Bauerle
3.34 Georgia Southern Nate Kellogg
3.27 Georgia Tech Courtney Hart
3.65 Grand Canyon Steve Schaffer
3.47 Harvard Stephanie Wriede Morawski
3.55 Hawaii Victor Wales
3.28 Houston Ryan Wochomurka
3.37 Idaho Mark Sowa
3.37 Illinois Sue Novitsky
3.46 Illinois State Scott Cameron
3.13 Illinois-Chicago Tim Loeffler
3.61 Indiana Ray Looze
3.69 Iona Nick Cavataro
3.27 Iowa Marc Long
3.29 Iowa State Duane Sorenson
3.4 IUPUI Matt Bos
3.26 James Madison Dane Pedersen
3.27 Kansas Clark Campbell
3.5 Kentucky Lars Jorgensen
3.29 La Salle Jamie Platt
3.33 Lafayette Jim Dailey
3.31 Lehigh Rob Herb
3.33 Liberty Jake Shellenberger
3.48 Little Rock Amy Burgess
3.39 LIU-Brooklyn Tiffany Clay
3.09 Louisiana State Dave Geyer
3.33 Louisville Arthur Albiero
3.58 Loyola (MD) Brian Loeffler
3.34 Loyola Marymount Bonnie Adair
3.11 Manhattan Joseph Murtha
3.23 Marist Larry VanWagner
3.68 Marshall Bill Tramel
3.38 Miami (FL) Andy Kershaw
3.38 Miami (OH) Mark Davis
3.44 Michigan Michael Bottom
3.44 Michigan State Matt Gianiodis
3.36 Minnesota Kelly Kremer
3.54 Missouri Greg Rhodenbaugh
3.4 Missouri State Dave Collins
3.33 Monmouth (NJ) Matthew Nunnally
3.18 Mount St. Mary’s Neil Yost
3 Navy John Morrison
3.26 NC State Braden Holloway
3.59 Nebraska Pablo Morales
3.46 Nevada Jian Li You
3.06 New Hampshire Josh Willman
3.66 New Mexico Kunio Kono
3.22 New Mexico State Rick Pratt
3.5 Niagara Ben Nigro
3.33 North Carolina Rich DeSelm
3.49 North Dakota Chris Maiello
3.5 North Texas Brendon Bray
3.21 Northeastern Roy Coates
3.44 Northern Arizona Andy Johns
3.34 Northern Colorado Kelly McClanahan
3.53 Northern Iowa Doug Humphrey
3.36 Northwestern Abby Steketee
3.18 Notre Dame Michael Litzinger
3.59 Oakland Pete Hovland
3.3 Ohio Rachel Komisarz-Baugh
3.27 Ohio State Bill Dorenkott
3.44 Old Dominion Carol Withus
3.12 Oregon State Larry Liebowitz
3.44 Penn Mike Schnur
3.33 Penn State Tim Murphy
3.1 Pepperdine Nick Rodionoff
3.39 Pittsburgh John Hargis
3.35 Princeton Susan Teeter
3.4 Providence John O’Neill
3.44 Purdue John Klinge
3.26 Rhode Island Mick Westkott
3.5 Rice Seth Huston
3.32 Richmond Matt Barany
3.36 Rider Steve Fletcher
3.47 Rutgers Petra Martin
3.32 Sacred Heart John Spadafina
3.26 Saint Francis (PA) Rory Coleman
3.52 Saint Louis Jim Halliburton
3.41 San Diego Mike Keeler
3.13 San Diego State Mike Shrader
3.24 San Jose State Sage Hopkins
3.44 Seattle Craig Nisgor
3.57 Seton Hall Ron Farina
3.58 Siena Paul Kueterman
3.73 South Carolina McGee Moody
3.35 South Dakota Jason Mahowald
3.23 South Dakota State Brad Erickson
3.25 Southern Cal David Salo
3.6 Southern Illinois Rick Walker
3.49 Southern Methodist Steve Collins
3.44 St. Bonaventure Brian Thomas
3.44 Stanford Greg Meehan
3.3 SUNY Buffalo Andy Bashor
3.51 Tennessee Matt Kredich
3.3 Texas Carol Capitani
3.44 Texas A&M Steve Bultman
3.42 Texas Christian Richard Sybesma
3.63 Toledo Jonas Persson
3.51 Towson Jake Shrum
3.5 Tulane Katie Robinson
3.26 UC-Davis Barbara Jahn
3.25 UCLA Cyndi Gallagher
3.18 UC-Santa Barbara Gregg Wilson
3.39 UMBC Chad Cradock
3.4 UNC Asheville Elizabeth Lykins
3.32 UNLV Bobby Folan
3.36 Utah Joe Dykstra
3.25 Vanderbilt Jeremy Organ
3.41 Vermont Gerry Courmoyer
3.36 Villanova Rick Simpson
3.34 Virginia Augie Busch
3.37 Virginia Tech Ned Skinner
3.52 Wagner Colin Shannahan
3.35 Washington State Tom Jager
3.34 West Virginia Victor Riggs
3.49 William & Mary Matthew Crispino
3.31 Wisconsin Whitney Hite
3.21 Wright State Kyle Oaks
3.37 Wyoming TJ Johnson
3.5 Xavier Brent MacDonald
3.62 Yale Jim Henry
3.52 Youngstown State Matt Anderson

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Steve Nolan

Sooo…how many didn’t it?

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