Women's Swimming & Diving Posts Top 15 GPA Nationally, Men Also Earn Scholar Award
June 22, 2017 NORFOLK, Va. – The Loyola University Maryland women's swimming and diving team claimed the 15th-highest grade point average in NCAA Division I during the Spring 2017 semester, joining the Greyhounds men's program in earning Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
The Loyola women finished the semester with a 3.62 GPA to finish in the top eight percent of Division I teams. Seven members of the team – Alden Bauman, Jenna Egan, Samantha Freitas, Anne Hayburn, Elizabeth Hunter, Theresa McKallen and Madalyn Myers – posted perfect 4.0 GPAs during the marking period, tops among any Greyhounds team.
Loyola's GPA was also second-best in the Patriot League, just behind American University's 3.62.
The Greyhounds men also earned Scholar All-America Team recognition with a 3.17 combined GPA during the spring. Stephen Tonaszuck led the way with a 4.0 GPA. The Greyhounds' mark was third-best in the Patriot League.