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A-10 Swimming Programs Named CSCAA Scholar All-American Teams

Release: 07/11/2014
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Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Twelve swimming teams from eight current A-10 institutions were honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Thursday earning distinction as a Spring 2014 Scholar All-America team.

The Team Scholar All-American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester/term and in the semester/term of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

Also honored for their strong academic performances were Davidson's Elise Lankiewicz, Massachusetts's Michaela Butler and Kathleen Arnott, and Richmond's Amailia Kobelja and Kelley Yang. 

Butler was named a Scholar All-American for the second-consecutive season. The Cape Cod native graduated with a 3.614 grade-point average while earning a degree in kinesiology and a minor in psychology.

Earning Honorable Mention All-America honors were Lankiewicz, Arnott, Kobelja and Yang.

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America is the oldest professional organization of college coaches in America. The CSCAA is dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.  

Men’s Teams

(School, Average Team GPA)

-Davidson, 3.13*

-Fordham, 3.24

-George Washington, 3.05

-La Salle, 3.01

Women’s Teams

(School, Average Team GPA)

-Davidson, 3.39*

-Duquesne, 3.16

-Fordham, 3.29

-George Washington, 3.46

-La Salle, 3.35

-Massachusetts, 3.40

-Rhode Island, 3.32

-Richmond, 3.36

*Davidson joined the Atlantic 10 Conference in July of 2014.
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