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.

11Men3.50YaleTim Wise
21Men3.48StanfordTed Knapp
31Men3.45Missouri StateDave Collins
41Men3.44AmericanMark Davin
41Men3.44HarvardKevin Tyrrell
61Men3.40DartmouthJim Wilson
71Men3.38DenverBrian Schrader
71Men3.38DukeDan Colella
91Men3.35Gardner-WebbMike Simpson
101Men3.34South Dakota StateBrad Erickson
111Men3.33BrownPeter Brown
121Men3.32MichiganMike Bottom
131Men3.31DrexelAdam Braun
131Men3.31Southern IllinoisRick Walker
131Men3.31UtahJoe Dykstra
161Men3.28Michigan StateMatt Gianiodis
171Men3.26Seton HallRon Farina
181Men3.25FairfieldWilliam Farley
181Men3.25Notre DameTim Welsh
181Men3.25Southern MethodistEddie Sinnott
211Men3.24FordhamStephen Potsklan
211Men3.24Georgia Institute of TechnologyCourtney Hart
211Men3.24SeattleCraig Nisgor
211Men3.24XavierBrent MacDonald
251Men3.23AlabamaDennis Pursley
251Men3.23Arizona StateDorsey Tierney-Walker
251Men3.23GeorgetownJames Holder
281Men3.22Eastern MichiganPeter Linn
281Men3.22Grand CanyonSteve Schaffer
281Men3.22MinnesotaKelly Kremer
311Men3.20BostonThomas Groden
311Men3.20WyomingTom Johnson
331Men3.19Ball StateBob Thomas
341Men3.18CornellJoe Lucia
341Men3.18Indiana Ray Looze
341Men3.18Miami (OH)Peter Lindsay
341Men3.18PrincetonRob Orr
381Men3.17NiagaraBen Nigro
391Men3.16LafayetteJames Dailey
391Men3.16OaklandPete Hovland
391Men3.16Univ. of PennsylvaniaMichael Schnur
391Men3.16VirginiaAugie Busch
431Men3.15BucknellDan Schinnerer
431Men3.15PittsburghChuck Knoles
451Men3.14CanisiusScott Vanderzell
451Men3.14Loyola (MD)Brian Loeffler
451Men3.14North DakotaChristopher Maiello
451Men3.14Ohio StateBill Wadley
491Men3.13DavidsonJohn Young
501Men3.13NorthwesternJarod Schroeder
511Men3.12IUPUIMatt Bos
511Men3.12RiderStephen Fletcher
511Men3.12Southern CaliforniaDave Salo
541Men3.11West VirginiaVictor Riggs
541Men3.11William and MaryMatt Crispino
561Men3.10East CarolinaRick Kobe
571Men3.09GeorgiaHarvey Humphries
581Men3.08ManhattanWalter Olsewski
591Men3.07IonaNick Cavataro
601Men3.05AuburnBrett Hawke
601Men3.05George WashingtonDan Rhinehart
601Men3.05North CarolinaRich DeSelm
631Men3.04ProvidenceJohn O’Neill
641Men3.02ConnecticutBob Goldberg
641Men3.02NJITMichael Lawson
641Men3.02North Carolina StateBraden Holloway
641Men3.02Virginia TechNed Skinner
681Men3.01FloridaGregg Troy
681Men3.01La SalleMatthew Nunnally
701Men3.00UNLVJim 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

I stand corrected. Thank you.

The Dude
2 years 1 month ago

Or the graduating class of Stanford..

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

2 years 1 month 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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