Swimming and Diving Ranked No. 21 Nationally In Academics

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State swimming and diving team is the No. 21 squad on the NCAA Division I Academic All-American list for the spring 2007 semester, according to the College Swimming Coaches Association of American (CSCAA), the organization announced recently.

The Aggies recorded a team grade point average of 3.394, which was the highest ranked team in the WAC.

"I am very proud of our team dedication in the classroom," swimming and diving head coach Rick Pratt said. "Being well rounded is something we strive for, and this quality will serve each member of our team for the rest of their lives."

NMSU begins practice for the 2007-08 season Tuesday, Sept. 4.