DePauw Earns Scholar All-America Honors; Grissom and Lehmann Earn Individual Accolades

DePauw Earns Scholar All-America Honors; Grissom and Lehmann Earn Individual Accolades

Greencastle, Ind. - After posting a 3.31 grade point average for the spring semester, the DePauw men's swimming and diving team was recognized by the College Swim Coaches Association of America as a Scholar All-America Team. The Tigers were one of 658 teams from 388 institutions on all levels of men's and women's collegiate competition with at least a 3.0 grade point average to earn the distinction.

May 2016 graduates Alex Grissom and Blake Lehmann were selected to the Scholar All-America team with semester grade point averages of at least 3.50 and participating in the NCAA Championships. In all, 853 student-athletes from all collegiate levels earned the honor.

DePauw finished 22nd at the NCAA Division III Championships, with Lehmann becoming the first Tiger to earn all-America honors in two events in the same Championship including the program's best individual finish of fourth in the 100 fly. He also was honorable mention all-America in the 100 free. Grissom earned honorable mention all-America in the 500 free and both were honorable mention all-America in the 800 free relay.