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Duke Swimmers & Divers Earn National Academic Honors
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/29/2018
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs were named Scholar All-America teams for the 2017 fall semester, as announced Monday by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

To earn the academic honor, teams were required to post a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the fall semester.

The Blue Devil women tallied a collective grade point average of 3.47 to rank fourth among the 12 ACC teams that received Scholar All-America recognition. The men were second out of nine ACC squads to earn the accolade with a combined grade point average of 3.27 for the fall.

Duke was one of nine ACC institutions to have both the women’s and men’s teams garner the academic honor.

Overall, 688 swimming and diving teams representing 430 institutions across all NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA divisions were tabbed Scholar All-America teams.

Full lists for each division can be found here.

After wrapping up the dual meet portion of the season with a pair of victories over North Carolina Saturday, the Blue Devils compete again this weekend at the Janis Hape Dowd Nike Invitational in Durham and Chapel Hill, N.C.

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