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Five Tiger Swimmers and Divers Named 2004 CSCAA Academic All-Americans

Five Tiger Swimmers and Divers Named 2004 CSCAA Academic All-Americans

July 7, 2004

CLEMSON, SC – Five members of the Clemson swimming and diving team earned Academic All-America honors for the 2003-04 season as announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Kim Cober was named to the Academic All-America team, while four other members of the Tiger squad earned Honorable Mention Academic All-America honors. In addition, both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were named CSCAA All-Academic teams for the academic year.

Cober, a senior from Greensboro, NC, earned Academic All-America honors after posting a 4.0 GPA for the academic year and competing in the 400m and 1500m free at the 2004 NCAA Championships. Christine Anseeuw, Lindsey Kroeger, Tommy Rappold and Eric Shulick were all named Honorable Mention Academic All-Americans for the 2003-04 season. To earn Academic All-American status, student athletes must earn a minimum of a 3.5 GPA and qualify for the NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA Championships. Student-athletes with a 3.5 GPA who earn NCAA ‘B’ times are eligible for Academic All-American Honorable Mention status.

The 2003-04 Tiger men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads were named CSCAA All-Academic teams for the season. The men’s team recorded a 3.26 cumulative GPA for the academic year, ranking in a tie for the fourth highest team grade point average among all NCAA Division I men’s swimming and diving programs. The Tiger women’s team posted a 3.29 team GPA, ranking in a tie for 29th nationally. A record 283 teams were recognized this season, each of which posted a 2.80 GPA or better.

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