(NORFOLK, Va.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with a Team Scholar All-America award as two individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
The Team Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The women's team earned a 3.56 GPA for the spring semester and also earned the award following the fall semester in which they recorded a 3.35 team GPA.
Individuals who achieved a 3.50 GPA or better for the year and either met a provisional time standard or competed at the NCAA Championships were honored.
Junior Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) earned her third CSCAA Scholar All-America honor after competing at the NCAA Championships for the third time and carrying a 3.91 GPA for the academic year. At the NCAA Championships, Nicklas-Morris added three All-America Honorable Mention honors to her resume by finishing in the top 16 in the 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard IM and 400-yard IM.
Junior Taylor Brown (San Antonio, Texas/Johnson) surpassed the provisional qualifying mark in the 1,650-yard freestyle for the second straight season and made the grade once again in the classroom by earning a 3.97 for the year to receive Scholar All-America Honorable Mention.