CHICAGO, Ill. – The University of Chicago swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-American Team accolades from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Tuesday. Additionally, 21 Maroons were honored as CSCAA All-American individuals.
A total of 406 institutions across NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA achieved a grade point average of 3.00 or higher over the spring semester to earn the CSCAA honor. For UChicago, the women's team recorded a 3.53 GPA and the men's squad posted a 3.31 GPA.
The Maroons had 11 women on the individual Scholar All-American list, including sophomore Abby Erdmann, sophomore Alison Wall, sophomore Cara LoPiano, junior Jen Law, senior Jennifer Hill, junior Karen Chu, freshman Khia Kurtenbach, sophomore Maya Scheidl, junior Ciara Hu (Honorable Mention), sophomore Jessie Ho (H.M.) and sophomore Megan Wall (H.M.).
UChicago had 10 representatives on the men's list, including sophomore Jonas Fowler, sophomore Mantim Lee, senior Anthony Restaino, sophomores Jonathan Simoneau, senior Matthew Staab, freshman Connor Turkatte, freshman Dean Boures (H.M.), senior Michael Charysh (H.M.), senior Robert Kunkel (H.M.) and sophomore Rolland Lee (H.M.).
To be selected to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, swimmers and divers must have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Honorable Mention selections must post a GPA of 3.50 and achieved a "B" time standard or competed at their respective qualifying meets.