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13 Utes Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Jun 30, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Utah swimming and diving teams landed 13 student-athletes to the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American Team for the 2021-22 season.

Utah earned four first team selections on both the women's and men's teams. Earning a first team nod was Tony Chen, Ben Smyth, Ben Waterman and Holly Waxman. To qualify for First Team Scholar All-America, student-athletes must have earned a GPA of 3.50 or higher and participated in their national championship.

Collecting second team honors on the CSCAA Scholar All-American Team for the year included Dylan Becker, Santiago Contreras, Jackson Cunningham, Ryan Garstang, Mandy Gebhart, Marko Kovacic, Luke McDivitt, Charity Pittard and Summer Stanfield. Second team selections must have also earned a 3.50 GPA or higher and achieved a "B" time standard for the national championship or participated at a diving zone qualification meet.

Chen and Waterman were recognized for the fourth time in their careers, while Cunningham, McDivitt and Pittard earned their third selection. Becoming two-time honorees were Becker and Stanfield as Contreras, Garstang, Gebhart, Kovacic, Smyth and Waxman all garnered their first selections.

The Utah men's and women's swimming and diving programs were both named Spring Scholar All-America Teams on Monday. Additionally, 19 members of the men's swimming and diving team and 21 of the women's swimming and diving team landed on the Pac-12 Winter Academic Honor Roll.

Women Major
Mandy Gebhart (2nd Team) Kinesiology
Charity Pittard (2nd Team) Kinesiology
Summer Stanfield (2nd Team) Kinesiology
Holly Waxman Undeclared


Men Major
Dylan Becker (2nd Team) Psychology
Tony Chen  Family, Community & Human Development 
Santiago Contreras (2nd Team) Marketing
Jackson Cunningham (2nd Team) Computer Science
Ryan Garstang (2nd Team) Business
Marko Kovacic (2nd Team) Undeclared
Luke McDivitt (2nd Team) Mechanical Engineering
Ben Smyth Undeclared 
Ben Waterman  Economics