@AU_SwimDive Continues Academic Streak

Artistic shot of AU's swim cap and goggles.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – American University had its men's and women's swimming and diving teams honored as Scholar All-America Teams for the 47th consecutive semester, it was announced Tuesday by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.

The honors were based on team-wide cumulative grade-point averages for the Fall 2018 semester. American's women combined for a 3.65 GPA, with the men posting a 3.26.

To earn the honor, teams needed a GPA or higher for the Fall semester and to maintain a roster of 12 or more student-athletes.

American is in preparation for the 2019 Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championships, to be hosted by Bucknell on Feb. 20 to 23.