Men's and women's swimming receive national scholar award from CSCAA

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the teams for its Scholar All-America award for the 2019 spring semester, with both the Hanover men's and women's swimming teams receiving recognition.

"Coach Braden in just one short year has built a program that is fulfilling the College's goals when it started swimming," noted CSCAA Executive Director, Greg Earhart. Hanover recently completed its first competitive season since announcing the addition of the program in 2017.

The Panther men compiled a 3.25 grade-point average, while the women achieved a 3.21 GPA. A total of 319 NCAA Division III teams were recognized Tuesday, June 25, with Hanover being one of just three institutions in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference to have its men's and women's teams receive Scholar All-America recognition.

The Panthers compiled seven head-to-head victories this past season, including four on the men's side and three for the women. The Hanover men also placed third at the HCAC Championships with 202 points. The women tallied 282 points, placing fourth overall in the conference standings. The Blue and Red had nine all-HCAC performers for the 2018-19 season.

Founded in 1922, the CSCAA is a professional organization of college swimming & diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport at the collegiate level. Across all collegiate divisions, the CSCAA recognized a record 777 teams, from 480 institutions, with its Scholar All-America award.

The full list of award recipients can be found at the link above.