NORFOLK, Va. - The University of California San Diego women were honored Monday morning as a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the 2017 fall term.
To be selected, a grade-point average of 3.00 or higher was required for the 2017 fall quarter. Under the direction of first-year head coach David Marsh, the 36 UC San Diego women posted a 3.10 GPA in the fall, earning a ninth honor out of the last 10 as a team from the CSCAA.
The Tritons had previously produced the necessary standard for the 2013 winter, 2013 fall, 2014 winter, 2015 winter, 2015 fall, 2016 winter terms, 2016 fall and 2017 winter. A total of 67 women's squads in Division II were recognized.
Riley Crow, a freshman out of Huntington Beach (Edison HS) achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall, her very first quarter of college studies.
Founded in 1922, the CSCAA is the oldest organization of college coaches in America. It is dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sports of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.
The sixth-ranked UC San Diego women and No. 16 Triton men are gearing up for the 2018 Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Conference Championships, Feb. 14-17 in La Mirada.