North Carolina Swim Teams Win All-Academic Honors

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 6. THE College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named the University of North Carolina men's and women's swimming and diving teams as All-Academic Team award winners for the spring semester of 2001, it was announced today.

During the spring semester of 2001, the Tar Heel women's swimming and diving team had a cumulative grade point average of 3.1656 while the Tar Heel men's swimming and diving squad had an aggregate grade point average of 3.09.

This academic success is commonplace for Tar Heel swim teams. The Tar Heel women's squad has been named an All-Academic Team for 22 semesters in a row by the CSCAA. The Tar Heel men have earned the distinction in 18 of the past 22 semesters of graded work.

This announcement comes on the heels of the announcement that 49 Tar Heel swimmers and divers earned at least a 3.0 grade point average during the spring semester just completed. That list included 24 men and 25 women.