USA Swimming recently released their list of Scholastic All-Americans for the 2015-2016 season.
To qualify, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA for the current school year and achieve a qualifying time standard . For open water swimmers and swimmers with disabilities, they must have competed in at least one of the following competitions; 4th World Deaf Swimming Championships, Can-Am Open, Paralympic Team Trials, or Open Water National Championships.
To view Scholastic All-American qualifying times, click here
Headlining this year’s Scholastic All-American list is Maxime Rooney and Grant Shoults, both 2015-2016 National Junior team members. Both young men held the national high school 200 yard freestyle record during last season. Rooney and Shoults will be attending Florida and Stanford University, respectfully, this season. Lauren Case, also on the 2015-2016 National Junior team, highlighted the girls list. Case finished 10th in the 200 meter fly at the 2016 Olympic Trials.
This year, 1172 student-athletes qualified for All-American status- 582 girls and 590 boys. There were 179 third-timers, 2 open water swimmers, and 5 swimmers with disabilities. The top zone was the Southern zone, with 373 qualifiers. North Carolina was the top LSC, with 78 qualifiers. The top club team was SwimMAC in North Carolina, with 35 qualifiers.
To view a list of boys All-Americans, click here
To view a list of girls All-Americans, click here
Top 10 club qualifiers
- SwimMAC (35)
- Nation’s Capital Swim Club (33)
- Dynamo Swim Club (21)
- Academy Bullets (14)
- Marlins of Raleigh (14)
Scholastic All-Americans receive three certificates and a bag tag. Three-time qualifiers will also receive a special gift. Awards will be given out in the fall.