Swimming Named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team succeeded in an out of the pool during the fall semester, earning College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America team honors for the seventh straight semester.
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After combining for a 3.38 team fall semester grade-point average, including five 4.0’s (Rebecca Brandt, Peyton Kondis, Rachel Hicks, Jenny Penneck, Victoria Tillman) the Cougars are one of 476 institutions across all divisions to earn the distinction.
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The honor is awarded to teams with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and on average 23 of the 25 top-finishers at the NCAA Championships earn the award. All of the women’s teams in The American were recognized for their academic achievement.


The CSCAA announced that seven conferences had 100% of their swimming and diving teams selected as Scholar All-America teams. Every member of The American Athletic Conference, Big XII, Big East, Colonial Athletic Association, Missouri Valley, Northeast and Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference- 161 teams in all – received Scholar All-America honors by earning GPAs of 3.00 or higher for the Fall Semester.


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