70 Division 1 Men’s Programs Earn CSCAA Scholar All America Team Honors

  5 Tony Carroll | July 10th, 2014 | AAC, ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, College, Featured, Ivy League, NCAA Division I Mid-Major, News, Pac-12, SEC

Congratulations to Coach Tim Wise and Yale’s men’s swim team for earning the highest team GPA in NCAA Division 1 Men’s Swimming and Divivng. After every semester, the College Swim Coaches Association (CSCAA) releases their list of the Scholar All-America Team Awards. In order to receive the award, the team had to carry a GPA of 3.0 or higher. During the spring semester of 2014, 70 men’s swim teams had a team GPA of 3.0 or better.

The two teams with the best overall performances, in the pool and in the classroom, were Stanford and Michigan. Stanford finished 9th at the NCAA championships and finished with the second highest team GPA of 3.48. Michigan finished 4th at NCAA championships and they had the 12th highest GPA in the country with a 3.32. Several schools scored at the NCAA Championships and also had a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. Our list is of those teams is below along with where they finished at the NCAA Championships.

  • Stanford, 9th
  • Harvard, 42nd
  • Dartmouth, 42nd
  • Denver, 40th
  • Duke, 21st
  • Michigan, 4th
  • Utah, 35th
  • Notre Dame, 30th
  • Alabama, 12th
  • Arizona State, 23rd
  • Minnesota, 22nd
  • Wyoming, 44th
  • Indiana, 10th
  • Virginia, 26th
  • Ohio State, 18th
  • Northwestern, 29th
  • Southern Cal, 8th
  • West Virginia, 23rd
  • Georgia, 5th
  • Auburn, 6th
  • North Carolina, 38th
  • NC State, 13th
  • Virginia Tech, 20th
  • Florida, 3rd
  • UNLV, 19th

Below is a complete list of the CSCAA Scholar All America Team Award winners.

Divison Gender GPA Institution Coach
1 1 Men 3.50 Yale Tim Wise
2 1 Men 3.48 Stanford Ted Knapp
3 1 Men 3.45 Missouri State Dave Collins
4 1 Men 3.44 American Mark Davin
4 1 Men 3.44 Harvard Kevin Tyrrell
6 1 Men 3.40 Dartmouth Jim Wilson
7 1 Men 3.38 Denver Brian Schrader
7 1 Men 3.38 Duke Dan Colella
9 1 Men 3.35 Gardner-Webb Mike Simpson
10 1 Men 3.34 South Dakota State Brad Erickson
11 1 Men 3.33 Brown Peter Brown
12 1 Men 3.32 Michigan Mike Bottom
13 1 Men 3.31 Drexel Adam Braun
13 1 Men 3.31 Southern Illinois Rick Walker
13 1 Men 3.31 Utah Joe Dykstra
16 1 Men 3.28 Michigan State Matt Gianiodis
17 1 Men 3.26 Seton Hall Ron Farina
18 1 Men 3.25 Fairfield William Farley
18 1 Men 3.25 Notre Dame Tim Welsh
18 1 Men 3.25 Southern Methodist Eddie Sinnott
21 1 Men 3.24 Fordham Stephen Potsklan
21 1 Men 3.24 Georgia Institute of Technology Courtney Hart
21 1 Men 3.24 Seattle Craig Nisgor
21 1 Men 3.24 Xavier Brent MacDonald
25 1 Men 3.23 Alabama Dennis Pursley
25 1 Men 3.23 Arizona State Dorsey Tierney-Walker
25 1 Men 3.23 Georgetown James Holder
28 1 Men 3.22 Eastern Michigan Peter Linn
28 1 Men 3.22 Grand Canyon Steve Schaffer
28 1 Men 3.22 Minnesota Kelly Kremer
31 1 Men 3.20 Boston Thomas Groden
31 1 Men 3.20 Wyoming Tom Johnson
33 1 Men 3.19 Ball State Bob Thomas
34 1 Men 3.18 Cornell Joe Lucia
34 1 Men 3.18 Indiana Ray Looze
34 1 Men 3.18 Miami (OH) Peter Lindsay
34 1 Men 3.18 Princeton Rob Orr
38 1 Men 3.17 Niagara Ben Nigro
39 1 Men 3.16 Lafayette James Dailey
39 1 Men 3.16 Oakland Pete Hovland
39 1 Men 3.16 Univ. of Pennsylvania Michael Schnur
39 1 Men 3.16 Virginia Augie Busch
43 1 Men 3.15 Bucknell Dan Schinnerer
43 1 Men 3.15 Pittsburgh Chuck Knoles
45 1 Men 3.14 Canisius Scott Vanderzell
45 1 Men 3.14 Loyola (MD) Brian Loeffler
45 1 Men 3.14 North Dakota Christopher Maiello
45 1 Men 3.14 Ohio State Bill Wadley
49 1 Men 3.13 Davidson John Young
50 1 Men 3.13 Northwestern Jarod Schroeder
51 1 Men 3.12 IUPUI Matt Bos
51 1 Men 3.12 Rider Stephen Fletcher
51 1 Men 3.12 Southern California Dave Salo
54 1 Men 3.11 West Virginia Victor Riggs
54 1 Men 3.11 William and Mary Matt Crispino
56 1 Men 3.10 East Carolina Rick Kobe
57 1 Men 3.09 Georgia Harvey Humphries
58 1 Men 3.08 Manhattan Walter Olsewski
59 1 Men 3.07 Iona Nick Cavataro
60 1 Men 3.05 Auburn Brett Hawke
60 1 Men 3.05 George Washington Dan Rhinehart
60 1 Men 3.05 North Carolina Rich DeSelm
63 1 Men 3.04 Providence John O’Neill
64 1 Men 3.02 Connecticut Bob Goldberg
64 1 Men 3.02 NJIT Michael Lawson
64 1 Men 3.02 North Carolina State Braden Holloway
64 1 Men 3.02 Virginia Tech Ned Skinner
68 1 Men 3.01 Florida Gregg Troy
68 1 Men 3.01 La Salle Matthew Nunnally
70 1 Men 3.00 UNLV Jim Reitz

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5 Comments on "70 Division 1 Men’s Programs Earn CSCAA Scholar All America Team Honors"


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law dawg
2 years 2 months ago

I’d love to see the breakdown of the majors of these students. Getting a 3.5 GPA in something like computer science or engineering at Stanford is rarely done while swimming competitively for ~20 hours a week.

The Hefty Punjab
2 years 2 months ago

Looking at their rising senior class: http://www.yalebulldogs.com/sports/m-swim/2013-14/roster
2 Chemistry Majors
2 Economics Majors
2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Majors
1 History Major

Damn these kids must be so stupid

law dawg
2 years 2 months ago

I stand corrected. Thank you.

The Dude
2 years 2 months ago

Or the graduating class of Stanford..

2 Economics
1 Biomechanical Engineering
1 Computer Science
1 Double Major: Economics & Mathematical and Computational Science

TheMoreYouKnow
2 years 2 months ago

Stanford has a rising junior class of
4 Computer Science
1 Biomechanical Engineering
1 Chemical Engineering
1 Mechanical Engineering
1 Energy Resources Engineering

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