Five Wolfpackers Named Scholar All-Americans by CSCAA
July 14, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – Three members of the NC State men’s swimming & diving team and two members of the women’s squad from the 2013-14 season were named Individual Scholar All-Americans, as announced Monday by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Recent NC State grad Jonathan Boffa, along with rising junior Christian McCurdy and rising sophomore Andreas Schiellerup represented the men’s squad, while the women’s team saw recent graduate Zina Grogg and rising sophomore Alexia Zevnik listed.
Boffa finished the season as a first-team All-American as a member on the 400 and 800 freestyle relays, as well as honorable mention All-American in the 400 medley relay. As a freshman, Schiellerup finished the season with first-team All-America honors on the 400 freestyle relay, while earning honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 and 400 medley relays.
A native of Irwin, Pa., McCurdy posted a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly to earn first-team All-America accolades.
On the women’s side, Grogg ended her illustrious NC State career with first-team All-America honors in the 200 medley relay, while Zevnik finished the season as honorable mention All-American in the 400 freestyle relay.
The Individual Scholar All-America honor is awarded to student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative, or term grade point average of at least 3.5 for the academic term coinciding with the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships and have qualified for and competed at the NCAA Championships.