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South Carolina Swimming & Diving Excels Academically

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South Carolina Swimming & Diving Excels Academically

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina swimming & diving saw 25 student-athletes honored as College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-Americans. The Gamecocks had 15 women and ten men earn the recognition including a total of eight first-team selections. The award recognizes student-athletes for their work both academically and athletically throughout the 2023-24 season.

Academic Excellence Recognized

First team-honors recognize those who achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and were invited to compete at the NCAA national championships. Second-team honors recognize those who earned a 3.50 GPA or higher and achieved an NCAA “B-cut” time standard or participated at the NCAA zone diving qualification meet. The Gamecocks repeated their feat of having 25 athletes named Scholar All-Americans from 2022-23.

Continued Success Under Coach Poppell

Since head coach Jeff Poppell took over the program in 2021-22, South Carolina has averaged more than 20 honorees after having only eight in 2020-21. Prior to the 2021 season, South Carolina had five consecutive seasons with more than 20 honorees. The Gamecocks men’s and women’s teams were also recognized as CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams during the fall and spring semesters this season, marking 18 straight semesters of accomplishing this feat.

Impressive List of Scholar All-Americans

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Women Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans:

  • Amy Riordan
  • Annaliese Streeter (2nd Team)
  • Aubrey Chandler (2nd Team)
  • Blair Isenhour (2nd Team)
  • Ellery Ottem
  • Faith Khoo (2nd Team)
  • Georgia Johnson (2nd Team)
  • Greta Pelzek
  • Hayley Mason (2nd Team)
  • Isabella Pantano
  • Meaghan Harnish
  • Megan Maholic (2nd Team)
  • Nicholle Toh
  • Peyton Curry (2nd Team)
  • Pia Murray (2nd Team)

Men Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans:

  • Connor Fry
  • Daniel West (2nd Team)
  • Liam Kerns (2nd Team)
  • Linus Kahl (2nd Team)
  • Luke DeVore (2nd Team)
  • Max Spencer
  • Ahmed Rateb (2nd Team)
  • Raymond Prosinski (2nd Team)
  • Ryan Hufford (2nd Team)
  • Wylie Kruse (2nd Team)

South Carolina Swimming & Diving Excels Academically

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