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CSCAA Scholar All-Americans
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 1,221 swimmers and divers to Scholar All-American Team for the 2018-19 season Tuesday morning.
The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.), who made program history by being the first freshman diver to qualify for the NCAA Division III National Championships earns recognition for the first time as a CSCAA Scholar All-American. She finished her first year with a 3.71 GPA and is majoring in Child Development with the hopes of pursuing a career in nursing.
Thai represented the Purple & Gold at the Division III National Championships back in March where she took 26th in the 3-Meter and 28th in the 1-Meter. She posted an incredible rookie season where she was crowned the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 3-Meter Champion. She also took 5th in the 1-Meter during the SCIAC Diving Championships. During the regular season she participated on the 3-meter board five times winning head-to-head match-ups with Pomona-Pitzer, Occidental College, University of La Verne, Caltech, Mills, Chapman University, University of Redlands, and California University.