Oklahoma Baptist, Concordia lead NAIA Scholar All-Americas, 8 athletes honored in NJCAA

The CSCAA (College Swimming Coaches Association of America) has released its lists of individual Scholar All-Americans for the 2014 season. In the NAIA, Oklahoma Baptist nabbed the most women’s honors, while Concordia led the men. Meanwhile Monroe Community College picked up 5 of the 8 Scholar All-America awards given out in the NJCAA, the Junior College athletic league.

The Oklahoma Baptist women picked up 7 Scholar All-America honors, topping Concordia and Saint Mary by two on the women’s side. Concordia had the most men on the list, though, with 6 total.

Between men and women, Oklahoma Baptist again led, putting 12 total athletes on the list to Concordia’s 11.

Scholar All-America awards honor athletes who maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher while qualifying for and competing at the national championships in their division (in these cases, the NAIA Championships or NJCAA Championships). Honorable Mention goes to athletes who hold a 3.5 GPA or higher while hitting a “B” cut in their division.

You can view the full lists here, which also include honorable mentions. The numbers by team have been listed below:

Women’s Scholar All-Americans by team

School Number of Scholar All Americans
Oklahoma Baptist 7
Concordia 5
Saint Mary 5
Emmanuel 4
Lindsey Wilson 3
Morningside 3
Soka 3
Union 3

Men’s Scholar All-Americans by team

School Number of Scholar All Americans
Concordia 6
Oklahoma Baptist 5
Lindsey Wilson 4
Union 2
Morningside 1
Soka 1


Monroe Community College and Iowa Lakes Community College were the only two schools listed on the NJCAA awards. Monroe had 5 Scholar All-Americans, 3 women and 2 men. Meanwhile Iowa Lakes had 1 woman and 2 men honored.

NJCAA Scholar All-Americans

Team Athlete
Iowa Lakes Sierra Sampson
Monroe Rose Louk
Monroe Kristen Kopunek
Monroe Xiomara Getrouw
Team Athlete
Iowa Lakes Tyler Halligan
Iowa Lakes Jorgen Johnson
Monroe Mike Klugo
Monroe Gustavo Ramos Dos Santos

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