Swimming & diving teams honored for academic work

The Hamilton swimming and diving teams have collected Scholar All-America Team honors every semester since the fall of 2011 (Josh McKee photo).
The Hamilton swimming and diving teams have collected Scholar All-America Team honors every semester since the fall of 2011 (Josh McKee photo).

The Hamilton College men's and women's swimming & diving teams earned Scholar All-America Team honors for the 2018 fall semester from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America on Monday, Jan. 22.

2018 Fall Semester CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Release

The Continentals have collected the award every semester since the fall of 2011. To earn the honor, teams were required to post a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the fall semester and maintain a roster of 12 or more student-athletes.

The Hamilton women posted a team GPA of 3.34 during the fall and the men recorded a 3.23 team GPA. The head coach is John Geissinger, who is in his second season leading the two teams.