Ethan Apisa
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Apisa, Durisin Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

June 27, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University swimmers Ethan Apisa and Peter Durisin were named Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-Americans, the CSCAA announced on Thursday.

Apisa set a Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) meet record in the 1650 freestyle this year with a time of 15:24.78, to earn his NCAA B-Cut time.

Durisin recorded his NCAA B-Cut time in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 55.20.

The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. 

The Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved both academic and athletic excellence over the semester/quarter coinciding with their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA (National) Swimming and Diving Championships.  In order to be selected, student-athletes must:
  • Have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.50 or higher.  This can be cumulative for an athlete's career or the semester/ quarter that coincides with their respective national championship OR cumulative GPA.
  • Be in good standing with their team and institution throughout the entire season;
  • Be nominated by a current CSCAA member or their designee by the entry deadline;
  • Have achieved minimum athletic standards:
    • For All-American Status, have qualified for - and competed - at their respective National championship either as an individual or as a part of a relay.
    • For Honorable-Mention Status, have achieved an individual "B" time standard or competed in their respective NCAA diving qualification meet. 
      • Individuals achieving "B" standards as a part of a relay are not eligible.
      • Divers who qualified for, but did not compete at their respective NCAA diving qualification meet are not eligible.

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