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AU women's swimming and diving team honored for academics

ALFRED, NY -- The Alfred University women's swimming and diving team has been honored for its work in the classroom.

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has announced its Academic All-American teams for the fall 2008 semester and Alfred is ranked among the top 50 teams in all of Division III.

To qualify for Academic All-American status, teams must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Lady Saxons' GPA last fall was 3.25, which placed the team 44th in the country.

The AU women's team had previously earned Academic All-American honors from the CSCAA for the 2007-08 year, when AU had a 3.44 GPA, ranking the squad 14th in the nation.