Women's Swimming & Diving Earns CCSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award|
July 14, 2014
CHICAGO, Ill.- The UIC women’s swimming & diving team earned a Spring Scholar All-America Team Award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Friday. The team earned the award for a strong academic showing for the spring semester.
The women’s squad earned a 3.30 grade point average as a team this past semester to earn the distinction from the CSCAA. The award is given to teams that collectively earn a 3.00 GPA or higher in a given semester.
The women’s swimming & diving team had the third highest spring GPA among all UIC teams, and three student-athletes achieved a 4.0 this semester including Alisa Penkala, Erin Sivak and Melanie Waszak.
The team was also honored as a Fall Scholar All-America Team in March with a team GPA of 3.09. The women’s team ended the 2013-14 season with a fifth-place finish at the Horizon League Championships.