Nine SCAC Student-Athletes Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

Nine SCAC Student-Athletes Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) selected a record 1,069 Swimming & Diving Scholar All-Americans for the 2017-18 year and nine Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference student-athletes were recognized. Full Release

Trinity University led the way with five females and two males earning Scholar All-America recognition, followed by Colorado College with two women.

All seven Trinity honorees earned First-Team recognition, led by Lindsay Hagmann, who was honored for the third straight year, and Lauren Cuda, who earned First-Team recognition for the second time in her career. Abbie Jones, Christine Peterson and Star Rosales joined Hagmann and Cuda on the women's side while Anthony Liva and Daniel Valmassei earned first team Scholar All-America slots on the men's side.

Colorado College divers Mary Rose Donahue and Riley Wadehra were honorable mention choices for the second straight year.

To be selected to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, swimmers and divers must have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.  Honorable Mention selections have similarly achieved a GPA of 3.50 and achieved a "B" time standard or competed at their respective diving qualifying meets.

The selections were drawn from 181 colleges and universities across all Divisions.

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (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 for the advancement of the sport of swimming & diving at the collegiate level.