UCLA, Eight Individuals Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has announced that the UCLA women's swimming & diving team has earned Scholar All-America honors for its efforts in the classroom last quarter. The team earned the honor after posting a GPA of 3.54.
In addition, six individuals were named to the 2020-21 Scholar All-America Team: freshman Sam Baron, sophomore Hannah Butler, sophomore Gabby Dang, junior Claire Grover, junior Ella Kirschke, and sophomore Sophia Kosturos. Freshman Crystal Murphy and sophomore Stephanie Su were Scholar All-America honorable mentions.
Individual Scholar All-America honors are reserved for student-athletes who achieved a GPA of 3.50 or higher and were invited to compete at the 2021 NCAA Championships. Honorable mentions must have had a 3.50 or higher GPA and recorded a "B" time standard.
"Coach Wolfrum continues to set the standard for success both in the pool and the classroom," noted CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart. "These are some of the best ambassadors of UCLA and Athletic Director Jarmond, Chancellor Block, and Dr. Michael Teitell (Faculty Athletic Representative) can and should be proud of these 31 women."
In total, 721 programs from 426 institutions earned team honors. A total of 789 individuals, from both men's and women's programs, earned Scholar All-America status.
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), is the nation's first organization of college coaches. The mission of the CSCAA is to advance the sport of swimming and diving with coaches at the epicenter of leadership, advocacy, and professional development.