September 5, 2014
CONGRATS TO BLUE WAVE SWIMMERS ANGIE GALLASTEGUI, MADDIE HESS, AND COLE WISECARVER WHO ALL WERE ANNOUNCED AS 2013-14 USA SWIMMING SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICANS! This is always a huge honor, as it recognizes excellence both in the pool as well as the classroom! We hope to increase these numbers on a yearly basis! Congrats, swimmers, we are proud of you, GO BLUE WAVE!
USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM
The application process for 2013-2014 closed on August 15, 2014. The application for the 2014-2015 Scholastic All-America Team will be available June 1, 2015. The application deadline will be August 15, 2015.
• Qualifying times for the applicant will be validated
through the Times on the USA Swimming website (time MUST be in
• Applicant will be required to have a transcript for the COMPLETE academic year available for uploading to the application.
• Applicant must have been a member at the time of the swim and a current member when applying for the 2014-15 SAA team.
• GPA Requirement – minimum 3.5 GPA for the current academic year.
o The Scholastic All America committee members will calculate the GPA based on SAA methods.
o Honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses will earn one extra Grade Point.
o Grades for academic subjects only are calculated – history/social studies, English, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, arts (visual and performing), computer sciences. Grades for non-academic courses will NOT be calculated -band, choir, health, driver education, physical education, and any other class marked non-academic on a transcript.
• Pool Requirements
o Applicants must have swum a time equal to a Junior National 2011 bonus time in any event during the SAA qualifying period (August 16, 2014 – August 15, 2015) with qualifying times in SWIMS. The list of times are posted on the USA Swimming website (see links on this page) and in the USA-S Rule Book.
o A qualifying time will be available for selection from the SWIMS database during the application process