NORFOLK, Va. – The Harvard women's swimming and diving team posted the eighth-highest GPA in the nation and received Scholar All-America status, as announced by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Wednesday. In addition, 11 student-athletes were recognized as individual Scholar All-America recipients.
Harvard registered a team GPA of 3.65 to tie for eighth-best in nation. That mark was second in the Ivy League to only Brown, which led the country with a 3.77 mark. A record 720 men's and women's teams earned the Scholar All-America distinction this year.
The Crimson's strong team GPA was bolstered by 11 individuals receiving Scholar All-America nods. 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 qualifying meets.
Rising sophomore Miki Dahlke paced the Crimson as its only first team Scholar All-America selection, while 10 others garnered honorable mention status. A complete list of Harvard's
Individual Scholar All-America selections can be found below.
-Marissa Cominelli (HM)
-Geordie Enoch (HM)
-Daniela Johnson (HM)
-Jing Leung (HM)
-Jerrica Li (HM)
-Kristina Li (HM)
-Meagan Popp (HM)
-Brittany Usinger (HM)
-Sonia Wang (HM)
-Willa Wang (HM)