July 14, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Twelve members of the Virginia swimming and diving program have been honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as Scholar All-Americans, the association announced Monday (July 14). In addition, both the Cavalier men’s and women’s squads were recognized as CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams.
Graduated senior Emily Lloyd (Severna Park, Md.), rising seniors Shaun Casey (Port Orange, Fla.), Alison Haulsee (Glen Allen, Va.), Kelly Offutt (Reisterstown, Md.) and Ellen Williamson (Ft. Mitchell, Ky.), rising juniors Courtney Bartholomew (Holland, Mich.) and Haley Durmer (Decatur, Ga.) and rising sophomore Laura Simon (Simmern, Germany) of the women’s team and graduated senior Nathan Hart (Asheville, N.C.) of the men’s program were named to the Scholar All-America Team, while rising junior divers Carl Buergler (Arlington, Va.), Jordan Sacks (Wilmette, Ill.) and Colby Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md.) were recognized as Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans.
All eight women and Hart swam at the NCAA Championships in March, while the three male divers all competed at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships. Bartholomew, Simon, Williamson and Lloyd all earned All-America honors at the national meet as part of the 200 medley relay, while Bartholomew (100 and 200 back) also picked up individual All-America accolades. Simon (200 breast) was recognized with honorable mention All-America honors.
The women’s team was honored for having a cumulative GPA of 3.37 for the spring semester, while the men’s team earned the award for a cumulative GPA of 3.16. The women captured their seventh consecutive ACC Championship and placed 11th at the NCAA meet, while the men placed fourth at ACCs and 26th at NCAAs.
The Scholar All-American Team award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the semester/quarter coinciding with the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Scholar All-American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester or cumulative average and have qualified for and competed at their respective national championship.
The Honorable Mention Scholar All-American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester or cumulative average and have achieved a NCAA “B” time standard but have not qualified to compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets.
Weekend Notebook: Perrantes Hits HomestretchMen's Basketball2/24/17For point guard London Perrantes, the final regular-season road game of his UVA basketball career is Saturday afternoon at NC State.Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Virginia Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Accolades
Swimming & Diving | 2/24/2017
The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were named CSCAA Scholar All...
Three Virginia Student-Athletes Earn ACC Postgraduate Honors
Swimming & Diving | 2/22/2017
Three Virginia student-athletes have been honored with 2017 ACC Postgraduate Awards, as announced...
Virginia Wins Two Titles on Final Day of ACCs
Swimming & Diving | 2/16/2017
Senior Leah Smith (Pittsburgh, Pa.) won her fourth-straight 1,650 free title and senior Kaitlyn...
Laura Simon Wins 100 Breaststroke Title Wednesday
Swimming & Diving | 2/15/2017
Senior Laura Simon (Simmern, Germany) won the 100 breaststroke title on Wednesday at the 2017 ACC...
Smith Wins 500 Free on Second Night of ACCs
Swimming & Diving | 2/14/2017
Senior Leah Smith won her fourth-straight title in the 500 free to lead the No. 8 Virginia women&...
Virginia Wins 800 Free Relay on First Night of ACCs
Swimming & Diving | 2/13/2017
The No. 8 Virginia women’s swimming and diving team won the 800 free relay on the first...
Virginia Opens Quest for 10th-Consecutive ACC Title Monday
Swimming & Diving | 02/11/2017
The No. 8 Virginia women’s swimming and diving team looks to claim a 10th-consecutive ACC...
Achieving Your Dreams: Leah Smith
Swimming & Diving | 02/05/2017
A question and answer session with Smith about her goals and dreams and what advice she would...
- Online Stores