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MANTA RAYS EARN USA SWIMMING SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN STATUS

Congratulations to Manta Rays Sydney Lofquist and Justin Hove for earning USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Honors for the 2013-2014 academic year. To earn this honor swimmers must meet the following requirements set forth by USA Swimming.

• 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 NOTbe 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.