Jayhawks named a CSCAA Scholar All-America team
LAWRENCE, Kan. – For the 32nd semester in a row, the Kansas swimming and diving team was named a College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America team as announced by the organization Tuesday.
Kansas compiled a team-best grade-point average (GPA) of 3.60 during the spring semester en route to this honor, besting its fall semester mark (3.38) by .22 points.
To be selected as a CSCAA Scholar All-America team, programs must have achieve a team GPA of 3.0 or higher over the course of the semester.
“We are extremely happy with our team’s academic performance this semester,” head coach Clark Campbell said. “(Associate Director of Academic and Career Counseling) Laura Jacobsen, our academic advisor, does fantastic work with the swimmers and divers each year. She sets the expectations and our team responds well to the challenge.”
The Jayhawks answered that challenge and finished the spring tied with nine other schools for the 23rd-best GPA among the 176 Division I schools honored. In addition, the 3.60 achieved by Kansas ranked tied for seventh-best among all Power Five schools.
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