Four Lions Swimmers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

NORFOLK, Va. - The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has released the 2014 CSCAA Individual Scholar All-Americans, supported by Nike Swim, it was announced Monday.  Four Saint Leo University student-athletes received the distinction for their accomplishments as Nicole Weber and Stephanie Martinez were named to the 2014 Division II women's team, while Matheus Assis and Gabriel Keown were Division II men's team selections.

Assis, Keown and Weber were each named CSCAA All-Americans, while Martinez garnered an honorable mention in the 2013-14 season for the Green and Gold.

Head coach Paul Mangen's program continues to showcase its academic excellence after placing 23 student-athletes on the Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll, which honors student-athletes who post a minimum grade-point average of 3.20 on the 4.0 scale.

In addition, both swim teams were ranked eighth in the nation by the CSCAA with a team overall GPA of 3.54 for the women's squad and 3.27 for the men's program. Both teams earned Scholar All-America team selections.

The Individual 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.

For the complete list of the CSCAA Spring 2014 Individual Scholar All-America selections, click here.

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