Greencastle, Ind. - Three DePauw student-athletes and the women's swimming and diving team were recognized for spring semester academic success by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
Individually, rising junior Erin Horne (Arlington Heights, Ill./John Hersey) was named First Team Scholar All-America, while rising sophomore Annie Graves (Parker, Colo./Chaparral) and May 2014 graduate Allison Kirby (Leawood, Kan./Shawnee Mission East) earned honorable mention.
The Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a cumulative, or term grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the academic term coinciding with their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CCCAA Swimming and Diving Championships and have qualified for and competed at the Championship.
The Honorable Mention Scholar All-America Award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester, or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard but did not qualify or compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets, zones or NCAA preliminary rounds.
As a team, the Tigers posted a 3.34 grade point average and were among 140 schools to earn the Team Scholar All America Award with at least a 3.0 team grade point average in the spring semester.
DePauw finished 15th at the NCAA Division III Championships in March and third at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships in February.