NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As the season comes to a close the accolades continue to roll in for the Yale women's swimming and diving team. The Bulldogs had seven of their own earn All-Ivy honors for their performances at the Ivy League Championships, but they are also excelling away from the pool. The Yale women posted one of the highest grade-point averages in the country for the fall semester of 2012 according to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America's Scholar All-America Team rankings. The Bulldogs finished the fall semester with a 3.44 grade-point average, which puts them at 25th in the nation.
The Bulldogs were the third-highest ranking Ivy League school, coming in behind Brown (3.47) and Harvard (3.45).
A list of the top-ranked teams is available here.
Yale finished the regular season with a record of 5-2 and placed fourth at the Ivy League Championships. At Ivy's the Bulldogs set 13 Yale records as well as three Ivy League records.
On Mar. 21-23 the Bulldogs will have two swimmers, freshman Eva Fabian and senior Alexandra Forrester, competing at the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Fabian will be competing in the 500-yard freestyle and the 1,650-yard freestyle, while Forrester will swim in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard butterfly. The meet will take place in Indianapolis, Ind., at the IU Natatorium.
Report filed by Tom Lynam '13, Yale Sports Publicity