FREDERICK, Md. - Both the Hood College men's and women's swim teams were named College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Teams for the 2017 spring semester.
The two Blazer squads increased their grade point averages from the fall semester.
With a team grade point average of 3.24, the men's team had the second-highest GPA in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
A record 720 collegiate swimming and diving programs, representing 443 institutions, from all NCAA Divisions, NAIA and NJCAA were recognized. To be selected as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, programs must have achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher over the fall semester.
The Blazer women, with a 3.44 team GPA, were one of eight conference schools honored, while the men paced a group of five programs from the MAC.
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 of the advancement of the sports of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.