Swim and Dive Teams, Athletes Recognized for Academic Excellence By CSCAA

Both CMS teams were recognized this year for their academic success by the CSCAA.
Both CMS teams were recognized this year for their academic success by the CSCAA.

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named its Scholar All-America Teams for the Spring 2018 Semester and both the men's and women's swimming & diving teams from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps are included. The CSCAA also released the individuals selected as Scholar All-Americans, and six Stags along with six Athenas earned the distinction.

The CSCAA recognizes teams with the Scholar All-America Award for achieving a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Stags had a combined 3.28 grade-point average, and the Athenas posted a 3.41 GPA.

As for the individual All-Americans, sophomore Bryn Edwards (CMC), first-year Natalia Orbach-Mandel (HMC), junior Emma Stacy (SC), freshman Janet Tran (CMC), and first-year Allie Umemoto (SC) were selected, along with Lizzie Carrade who was an honorable mention All-American.

For the Stags, sophomore Kendall Hollimon (CMC) and sophomore Sam Willett (CMC) are All-Americans, while sophomore Ben Culberson (CMC), junior John Everett (CMC), sophomore Dave Makhervaks (HMC), and senior Grant Murray (HMC) earned honorable mention All-America distinction.

The individual award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

CSCAA Release (Teams)

CSCAA Release (Individuals)