April 13, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –
The University of Virginia women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams have earned College Swimming Coaches Association of America Fall 2000 Academic All-America honors for their performances in the classroom in the fall semester. The women’s team earned an “Excellent” rating for the team’s cumulative GPA of 3.19 for the fall 2000 semester. The Cavalier men’s swimming and diving team earned a cumulative 2.80 GPA for a “Commendable” rating. A total of 55 Division I women’s swimming and diving teams earned the award, while 31 men’s teams garnered CSCAA Academic All-America accolades.
The UVa women’s swimming and diving team finished the 2000-2001 season with a 7-1 overall record and a 4-1 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Cavaliers were second at the ACC Championships and also finished 12th at the 2001 NCAA Championships. The Virginia men’s swimming and diving team concluded its 2000-2001 season with an 8-1 overall record and a 5-0 mark in the ACC. The Cavaliers won the 2001 ACC title and also placed 13th at the NCAA Championships, which is their second-best finish at the NCAAs.