Eighteen student-athletes from Jack Bauerle's swimming and diving team - the most for any school - have been named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. In addition, the Georgia women were chosen as a Scholar All-America Team.
July 19, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. --- Eighteen student-athletes from Georgia – the most for any school – have been named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. In addition, the Georgia women were chosen as a Scholar All-America Team.
To qualify for Scholar All-America recognition, the student-athlete must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and have competed at the NCAA Championships. The CSCAA also recognizes an Honorable Mention squad for those not making the NCAAs.
Eleven Lady Bulldogs were named to the women’s Scholar All-America First Team: Ann-Perry Blank, Hali Flickinger, Kelsey Gaid, Maddie Locus, Melanie Margalis, Jordan Mattern, Shannon O’Malley, Courtney Peters, Laura Ryan, Chantal Van Landeghem and Shannon Vreeland. Anna Neumeister and Kelly Thatcher were selected as Honorable Mentions.
The Lady Bulldogs were named to the CSCAA Team Scholar All-America Award list with a 3.34 GPA. The Lady Bulldogs won the NCAA title in March.
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association is the oldest professional organization of college coaches in America. The CSCAA is dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.