18 Bears Named Scholar All-Americans
BERKELEY – Eighteen Golden Bears earned Scholar All-America honors from the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) this month, as each posted a spring 2020 grade-point average of at least 3.50.
Included among Cal's 18 student-athletes recognized were four-time selection Pawel Sendyk, three-time selections Nate Biondi and Andy Song and two-time selection Reece Whitley. The 14 other honorees were first-time selections. The full list of Cal selections is listed below.
To be eligible for individual CSCAA Scholar All-America honors, student-athletes must have at least a 3.50 GPA and have been invited to the NCAA Championships. Honorable mention selections must have met the GPA requirement and achieved an NCAA "B" qualifying standard or competed at the NCAA zone diving meet. Cal was also recognized as a Scholar All-American Team by the CSCAA in late June, marking the team's fifth honor in the last six semesters dating back to fall 2017.
2020 CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICANS (18)
|Karl Arvidsson||Political Economy|
|Sean Grieshop||Molecular Environmental Biology|
|Zheng Wen Quah||Molecular and Cell Biology|
|Pawel Sendyk ^||Computer Science|
|Reece Whitley !||Business Administration|
|Nate Biondi (HM) *||American Studies|
|Connor Callahan (HM)||Molecular and Cell Biology|
|Calvin David (HM)||Undecided|
|Jacques Laeuffer (HM)||Undecided|
|Colby Mefford (HM)||Undecided|
|Kyle Millis (HM)||Business Administration|
|Michael Petrides (HM)||Undecided|
|Marcos Rico Peng (HM)||Electrical Engineering/Computer Science|
|Sebastian Somerset (HM)||Undecided|
|Andy Song (HM) *||Business Administration|
|Jack Xie (HM)||Data Science|
(HM) – Honorable Mention
^ – Four-time CSCAA Scholar All-American
* – Three-time CSCAA Scholar All-American
! – Two-time CSCAA Scholar All-American
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