Swimming & diving teams honored for academic performance

The Hamilton men's and women's swimming & diving programs have earned the distinction of Scholar All-America team for the 13th straight time (Josh McKee photo).
The Hamilton men's and women's swimming & diving programs have earned the distinction of Scholar All-America team for the 13th straight time (Josh McKee photo).

The Hamilton College men's and women's swimming & diving programs earned the distinction of Scholar All-America team for the 2017 fall semester from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America on Monday.

Fall 2017 Scholar-All-America Teams release

Both Hamilton teams have collected the award every semester since the fall of 2011. Teams are required to post a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the fall semester to earn the honor.

The Continentals are coached by John Geissinger, who is in his first season at Hamilton. The women posted a team GPA of 3.38 while the men recorded a 3.28 team GPA during the fall.