CSCAA Recognizes Arkansas for Academics

FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas swimming and diving team was touted as one of the 777 programs to earn the Division I Scholar All-American Team nod from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart noted, “Coach Harper has revitalized the program in and out of the pool.”

The Razorbacks earned a 3.66 Spring GPA, ranking them the second among its Southeastern Conference Peers. At 3.45, the median GPA among women’s teams was the highest on record.

Program Spring GPA
Alabama 3.68
Arkansas 3.66
South Carolina 3.65
Vanderbilt 3.58
Kentucky 3.57
Florida 3.51
Missouri 3.47
Tennessee 3.45
Georgia 3.34
Texas A&M 3.33
Auburn 3.18
LSU 3.00

Arkansas has consistently been one of the top programs in the classroom, earning over a 3.5 each spring since 2013, including the second-best mark in the nation in 2015 with a 3.67.

The spring semester honor is the 14th consecutive semester for the team, dating back to the fall of 2012.

The teams represent 480 institutions from across all NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA Divisions.  The CSCAA recognizes teams with the Scholar All-America Award for achieving a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Founded in 1922, the CSCAA – 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 & diving at the collegiate level.

The CSCAA will announce its individual Scholar All-Americans next week.

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