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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

WOMEN'S SWIMMING NAMED A CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN TEAM

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: January 26, 2017
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WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ
– The Monmouth University women’s swimming team has been recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as a Scholar All-American Team.

The award is in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. The Hawks earned the award for the third consecutive semester.

The 15 members of the women’s team accumulated a 2016 Fall Semester grade point average of 3.20 and were one of six Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference teams to be named. According to CSCAA, 91 percent of women’s college swimming teams earned a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

“Excellence in the classroom has been a goal for our team since the reintroduction of the program,” said head coach Matt Nunnally. “It is nice to see the women recognized by the CSCAA for their outstanding academic performance.”

The Hawks return to the pool at Steadman Natatorium on Friday afternoon when they host Sacred Heart at 4:30 p.m.

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