Ten CMS Women's Swimmers and Divers Earn Scholar All-America Honors
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Ten members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned individual Scholar All-America honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for the 2022-23 season.
Eight of the 10 Athenas chosen were named to the first team: Ella Blake, Sun Young Byun, Izzy Doud, Annie Johnson, Augusta Lewis, Mackenzie Mayfield, Jameson Mitchum and Kelly Prawira. Makenna Parkinson and Alexis Romero earned spots on the second team.
To be named First-Team Scholar All-America, student-athletes must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 and participate in their respective national championship. Second-Team selections also earned a GPA of 3.50 or higher and met the "B" time standard for the national championship or participated in a diving zone qualification meet.
Lewis adds the Scholar All-America honor to a growing list of accolades, which included earning the national championship in the 400-yard individual medley. Lewis was also named a second-team Academic All-American by the College Sports Communicators, while Blake, Doud and Johnson each earned spots on the Academic All-District team.
Collectively, the Athenas earned Scholar All-America Team honors from the CSCAA for carrying a 3.70 GPA as a team, well above the minimum 3.0 standard.
Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), is the nation's first organization of college coaches. The mission of the CSCAA is to advance the sport of swimming and diving with coaches at the epicenter of leadership, advocacy, and professional development.