On Tuesday, Dixie State’s women’s swimming team collected College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team honors for its efforts in the classroom for the 2018 fall semester.
The Trailblazers combined to post a 3.48 team GPA last fall, which is the second-highest swimming team GPA in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (Nebraska-Kearney 3.59 GPA). In all, 713 teams and 16,502 student-athletes overall representing 460 institutions across the country at the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA levels were selected for the award.Comment on this story
To earn the CSCAA honor, teams are required to post a GPA of 3.0 or better for the semester and maintain a roster of 12 or more student-athletes. Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America – the oldest organization of college coaches in America – is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.
Dixie State will take the next three weeks off from competition to prepare for the 2019 RMAC Swimming and Diving Championships, which will be held Feb. 13-16, in Lewisville, Texas.