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Michaela Butler & Katie Arnott Named To CSCAA All-America Teams

Michaela Butler

Michaela Butler

July 18, 2013

Following one of its more successful seasons in the pool, the Massachusetts women's swimming & diving program was named a 2013 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team, as announced by the organization Thursday.

The team grade point average for the Minutewomen was a 3.16.

Additionally, rising senior Michaela Butler (Dennisport, Mass.) was named a Scholar All-America First Team recipient and rising junior Katie Arnott (Suffern, N.Y.) garnered Honorable Mention plaudits.

A total of 13 Minutewomen were among the league-high 139 UMass student-athletes named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll earlier this summer.

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

Team Scholar All America Award
The Team Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester/term and in the semester/term of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

Individual Scholar All America Award
The Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have qualified for and competed at their respective national championship. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

The Honorable Mention Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard, but have not qualified to compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

 

 

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