The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) is proud to announce the 2013 CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams and Individual Scholar All-Americans supported by Nike Swim.

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.

Team Scholar All America Award

The Team Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a cumulative 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).

Individual Scholar All America Award
The Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have qualified for and competed at their respective national championship. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

The Honorable Mention Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard, but have not qualified to compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

For the NAIA five women's teams achieved GPAs above 3.0, with Lindsey Wilson College leading the way with a 3.42.
Lindsey Wilson College 3.42
Savannah College of Art and Design 3.35
Oklahoma Baptist 3.32
University of the Cumberlands 3.11
Morningside College 3.1

On the men's side Chris Conlon's Savannah College of Art and Design squad had the highest GPA among NAIA Schools:
Savannah College of Art and Design 3.35
Union College - KY 3.08
Savannah College of Art and Design 3.04

Indian River State College's Men's Swimming and Diving Program had the top GPA in the NJCAA with a 3.04 and had 7 members of the team achieve Scholar All-American accolades along with 3 members of the Indian River Women's Swimming and Diving Team.

CSCAA NJCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Scholar All-American First Team:
Indian River State College Lorena Guercio
Indian River State College Courtney Parenti
Indian River State College Oliva Sims

CSCAA NJCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Scholar All-American First Team:
Indian River State College Richard Andrews
Indian River State College Edwin Angjeli
Indian River State College Chad Harrington
Indian River State College Evan Jacob
Indian River State College Kameron Sipowski
Indian River State College Bradley Tandy
Indian River State College Spencer Williams

In the NAIA 35 women and 17 men achieved first-team Scholar All-American status, 3 NAIA athletes were named to the honorable mention teams.

CSCAA NAIA Women's Swimming and Diving Scholar All-American First Team:

Lindsey Wilson College Stephanie Davis
Lindsey Wilson College Kelsey Marshall
Lindsey Wilson College Elena Nikolaeva
Lindsey Wilson College Sarah Wood
Morningside College Krystal Carlson
Morningside College Cora Kugler
Oklahoma Baptist University Laura Galarza
Oklahoma Baptist University Lexie Keller
Oklahoma Baptist University Lisa MacManus
Oklahoma Baptist University Ines Remersaro
Oklahoma Baptist University Kristen Brimage
Oklahoma Baptist University Tara DeWall
Oklahoma Baptist University Michaela Patterson
Oklahoma Baptist University Kimmie Reneau
Oklahoma Baptist University Jade Young
Oklahoma Baptist University Holly Trumble
Savannah College of Art and Design Anna Blackburn
Savannah College of Art and Design Shannon Cummings
Savannah College of Art and Design Caitlin Dundey
Savannah College of Art and Design Hannah Legg
Savannah College of Art and Design Caroline Lepesant
Savannah College of Art and Design Claire Partlow
Savannah College of Art and Design Heather Partlow
Savannah College of Art and Design Tarika Thienapirak
Union College - KY Kayla Yokley
Union College - KY Renata Cabral
University of the Cumberlands Callie Ethington
University of the Cumberlands Kaleigh Botill
University of the Cumberlands Elizabeth Davis
University of the Cumberlands Elizabeth Horn
University of the Cumberlands Grace Van Ryckeghem
University of the Cumberlands Hanna Wright
Concordia University Irvine Jordyn Gosney
Concordia University Irvine Valerie Thorp
Concordia University Irvine Caitlin O'Rourke
Morningside College Hannah Hecht

Honorable Mention:
Morningside College Jaimie Fast

CSCAA NAIA Men's Swimming and Diving Scholar All-American First Team:

Concordia University Irvine Peter Brecht
Concordia University Irvine Anthony Galaviz
Lindsey Wilson College Luke Royal
Lindsey Wilson College Shelby Stevenson
Morningside College Cole Malin
Oklahoma Baptist University Gilles Cantrelle
Oklahoma Baptist University Andrew Nelson
Oklahoma Baptist University Daniel Ramirez
Oklahoma Baptist University Nick Schuttinger
Oklahoma Baptist University Javier Sossa
Oklahoma Baptist University Connor Wilson
Savannah College of Art and Design Marc Fleischmann
Savannah College of Art and Design Bradley Green
Savannah College of Art and Design Zach Redpath
Savannah College of Art and Design Mark Shvartsman
Union College - KY Martino Cervera
Union College - KY Cameron Brewer
University of the Cumberlands David Cabezas

Honorable Mention:
Morningside College Josh Karel
Union College - KY Aaron Bean

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