TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Two members of the Florida State swimming and diving team were recognized as CSCAA (College Swim Coaches Association of America) Scholar All-Americans while five captured an honorable mention for the 2016-17 season.
Dylan Grisell and Summer Finke were named Scholar All-Americans, while Caroline Neil, Lydia Ware, Tyler Roberge, Kalonji Cole and Cole Hensley earned an honorable mention.
“We have some outstanding students in the classroom,” FSU interim head coach John Proctor said. “They work hard in and out of the pool and they set terrific examples of what a student-athlete resembles. I’m proud of these kids.”
Both the men’s and women’s teams earned Scholar All-America from the CSCAA on June 15, after Grisell captured CoSIDA All-America third team honors for Division I Men’s At-Large sports.
A total of 853 students were recognized, while 953 captured honorable mention among all three NCAA Divisions, as well as NAIA and NJCAA schools.
To be selected to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, swimmers and divers must have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Honorable Mention selections have similarly achieved a GPA of 3.50 and achieved a “B” time standard or competed at their respective qualifying meets.
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (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 & diving at the collegiate level.