COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Emory & Henry College Women's Swimming Team has once again been recognized for its performance in the classroom. For the past 12 semesters - a full six academic years - the Wasps have been tabbed as a Scholar All-America Team.
E&H, which achieved a 3.33 team GPA during the spring of 2019 was one of 185 NCAA Division III programs including five from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference to receive the honor.
Washington and Lee University topped the league with a 3.59 grade point average while Bridgewater College was second (3.48). Randolph-Macon College (3.45) and Sweet Briar College (3.30) were also recognized. Macalester College topped the nation with a 3.79 grade point average for the spring 2019 semester.
The Team Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimming & diving teams, which have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester and once in the spring semester. The CSCAA honors teams from each of the NCAA's three divisions, NAIA and NJCAA.