Swimming and Diving Earns CSCAA Team Academic Award

Swimming and Diving Earns CSCAA Team Academic Award

EVANSTON, Ill. – Northern Arizona swimming and diving has been recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for its academic excellence in the classroom. The women earned the Division I Team Scholar All-American award for the fifth time under head coach Andy Johns.

Swimming and diving totaled a 3.24 grade-point-average last fall and hold a 3.25 cumulative GPA through the fall semester.

The women had four student-athletes post 4.0 GPA’s including diver Lana Christensen and swimmers Claire Ferro, Rachael Foe and Jessi Jones. Twenty of the 26 members of the swimming and diving team were over a 3.0 GPA.

The Lumberjacks were one of 10 NAU varsity sports to post a GPA over 3.0 and one of eight women’s teams to do so.

Founded in 1922, the CSCAA—the oldest organization of college coaches in America—is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming at the collegiate level.