Colorado Springs, Colo. – Lynn University's women's swimming team was honored as a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the Fall 2018 semester. This is the 11th consecutive semester the Fighting Knights have garnered Scholar All-America Team honors.
Lynn's 3.54 team grade point average was tied for 20th in Division II and was third among schools in the Sunshine State Conference, trailing Florida Southern (3.57) and Rollins (3.56). Nova Southeastern (3.50), Florida Tech (3.46), Saint Leo (3.42) and Tampa (3.41) rounded out the SSC contingent.
A record 713 teams from 460 institutions earned Scholar All-America Team accolades. Biola University led Division II with a 3.72 GPA, followed by Emmanuel (3.71), LIU Post (3.69), Missouri-St. Louis (3.67), West Chester (3.64), Queens (3.63), Gannon (3.62), William Jewell (3.61), Lenoir-Rhyne (3.57), Clario (3.57) and Florida Southern.
To earn the honor, teams were required to post a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the fall semester and maintain a roster of 12 or more student-athletes. Lynn has received Scholar All-America Team recognition every semester since the Fall of 2013. The program was not eligible in its first year of competition (2012-13).
Lynn is back in the pool on Saturday, Jan. 26, when it takes part in a Florida Tech-Saint Leo tri-meet in Melbourne, Fla., beginning at noon. For more information check out LynnFightingKnights.com.