BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo men's and women's swimming and diving programs were named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the spring 2017 semester. The women posted a team GPA of 3.53 while the men posted a 3.12 GPA. 720 teams representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the spring 2017 semester.
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).
The Bulls also saw a total of 10 student-athletes earn individual Scholar All-America honors, Sarah Baxter, Julia Box, Megan Burns, Hannah Miller, Kelly Moran, Mackenzie Moss, Brittney Walters, Hudson Carroll, Itai De La Vega and Dan Roche.
The individual All-Americans had to achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the spring 2017 semester in order to qualify.
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.