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Tigers Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors for Eighth Consecutive Semester

Tigers Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors for Eighth Consecutive Semester

CLEMSON, S.C. – For the eighth consecutive semester, Head Coach Leslie Hasselbach Adams’ diving team was named a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team as announced by the College Swimming Coaches of America on Wednesday, June 15. 658 different teams representing a total of 388 colleges and universities were featured on the list, with each team having a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

“I am really excited that our team once again earned CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honors. Our ladies work very hard in the classroom and this recognition is well-deserved,” said Adams. “We strive to do our best in the classroom and in the pool, and I am proud of the outstanding year these ladies had, in both academics and athletics.”

Clemson recorded a cumulative grade point average of 3.41 for the spring semester, best among teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference. All 13 swimming and diving programs in the ACC finished with a 3.00 or better GPA for the spring semester. The 2015-16 season was the third time in the last four years that the Tigers finished with the highest team GPA in the conference.

The spring 2016 semester was just the second in the 30 year history of the CSCAA Scholar All-America program that more than 600 teams were represented. The 658 teams is a 111-team improvement from the fall semester.

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