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Arkadelphia (Henderson State) -Twelve members of the Henderson State Red Wave Swim Team were named to the 2013 College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team announced Wednesday.

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America is the oldest professional organization of college coaches in America. The CSCAA is dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming and diving at the collegiate level.

Chelsea Leary, Robert Fisher, Nicholas James, Adam Milecz and Aaron Villemez earned CSCAA First-Team honors.

The Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have qualified for and competed at their respective national championship. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

Among those earning honorable mention honors were Jeanne Miller, Lauren Sutton, Erin Beau, Mary Allison Andrews, Hannah Weise, Guy Buls, and Dylan Anderson.

The Honorable Mention Scholar All American award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, for the semester or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard, but have not qualified to compete in their respective national championship. Divers qualify by competing at their respective championship qualifying meets. The award is presented in the semester of the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (Winter/Spring).

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