Swim teams both in top 10 of academic team rankings

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 18, 2013

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Both Colby College swimming and diving teams were ranked in the top 10 academically for the fall semester in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Division III Team Rankings.

 
The Colby men were tied for seventh place nationally with a 3.38 grade point average and were ranked second among New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) schools behind Hamilton College (3.39).
 
The Colby women were tied for eighth place with a 3.52 grade point average and also were ranked second to NESCAC schools behind only Wesleyan University (3.57).
 
Men's top 20: 1. Clark University 3.60; 2. Pomona-Pitzer 3.58; 3. Swarthmore 3.54; 4. Vassar 3.48; 5. Emory 3.42; 6. Hamilton 3.39; 7. (tie) Colby and Sewanee: The University of the South 3.38; 9. Washington (Mo.) University 3.37; 10. (tie) Principia, Tufts, St. Thomas, Wabash, 3.33; 14. (tie) Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Macalester, 3.32; 16. (tie) Bates, Whitman, Rose-Hulman, 3.30; 19. (tie) Grinnell, Kenyon, Skidmore, Whitworth 3.29
 
Women's top 20: 1. Pomona-Pitzer 3.59; 2. (tie) Luther, Macalester, 3.58; 4. Wesleyan 3.57; 5. College of New Jersey 3.55; 6. Ithaca 3.54; 7. Southwestern 3.53; 8. (tie) Colby, Swarthmore, 3.52; 10. (tie) Trinity, Messiah, 3.51 12. (tie) Colorado College, Augsburg, Vassar, Washington (Mo.), 3.49; 16. (tie) Greensboro, Emory, Nazareth, St. Catherine, 3.48; 20. Hamilton, 3.47