A total of 37 Men’s and 61 women’s Division 2 Swimming & Diving programs earned CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors, maintaining an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. The highest average GPA on the men’s side went to Florida Southern College, coached by Mike Blum, with an average GPA of 3.55. The highest average on the women’s side belonged to Nova Southeastern with a staggering 3.90. Their coach was Hollie Bonewit-Cron who has since been named the Head Coach of Miami University in Ohio.
Four of the top five men’s teams at the NCAA Championships earned All-America honors, while the entire top five on the women’s side did so. The list of the top five for both men and women is as follows:
Queens University of Charlotte, 1st Place at NCAAs (449 pts), 3.20 GPA
Lindenwood University, 2nd Place at NCAAs (382.5 pts), 3.29 GPA
Florida Southern College, 3rd Place at NCAAs (299.5 pts), 3.55 GPA
Delta State University, 5th Place at NCAAs (249 pts), 3.10 GPA
Queens University of Charlotte, 1st Place at NCAAs (567 pts), 3.48 GPA
Wingate University, 2nd Place at NCAAs (364.5 pts), 3.37 GPA
University of California, San Diego, 3rd Place at NCAAs (345 pts), 3.02 GPA
Drury University, 4th Place at NCAAs (295 pts), 3.67 GPA
Grand Valley State University, 5th Place at NCAAs (226 pts), 3.33 GPA
Below is a complete list of the Division 2 CSCAA Scholar All America Team Award winners.
James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism.
Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …