SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s and women’s swim teams capped the season by demonstrating their abilities in the classroom, as well as the pool. In total, 341 teams were named to the distinct all academic list, it was announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), with Saint Leo ranking in the top third in both the men’s and women’s category.
The men closed the year with 3.26 GPA which was good enough to rank third out of 11 Division II schools and tied them for sixth with a trio of Division I teams, including the likes of Georgetown University.
Meanwhile, the women built a shining 3.40 grade-point-average over the course of the season, putting them fifth out of group of 28 Division II teams ranked. Their GPA was better than 93 Division I colleges or universities, tying them with Ivy League poster child, Yale University.
On the accomplishments, Head Coach Paul Mangen said, “I am very proud of our group. We worked very hard as one team both in the pool and in the classroom and it’s nice to see their efforts pay off.”
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