Eight Amherst Men's Swimmers Named to CSCAA All-America Teams

Eight Amherst Men's Swimmers Named to CSCAA All-America Teams


SHENANDOAH, Texas – Eight members of the Amherst College men's swimming & diving team earned College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-American honors following the squad's 20th place performance at the NCAA Division III Championships.

The CSCAA named 133 women and 140 men to its Division III All-America Team, with an additional 159 student-athletes garnering Honorable Mention (Second Team) All-American recognition. The top-eight individuals and relay members in each of the 40 men's events earned First-Team recognition, while those finishing ninth-16th are named an Honorable Mention All-American.

Junior Sam Spurrell is the lone Amherst student-athlete to land on the All-America First Team, securing the national accolade with an 8th place finish in the 200-yard butterfly with a mark of 1:49.74.

Sean Mebust '20 also captured CSCAA honors in an individual event, earning Honorable Mention All-America status in the 200-yard breaststroke after clocking a time of 2:01.96 to place 12th overall in the consolation finals.

The Purple & White's quartets in the 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay and 800-yard freestyle relay each finished inside the top-16 to secure Honorable Mention praise, with the NESCAC Champion 800-yard freestyle relay group of Jack Koravos '20, Charles Seltzer '19, Eric Wong '20 and Connor Haley '17 leading the way with an 12th place finish (6:42.26).

Spurrell, Elijah Spiro '18 , Koravos and Alex Dreisbach '17 touched the wall in 1:31.48 to place 14th overall in the 200-yard medley relay, while Koravos, Seltzer, Wong and Dreisbach rounded out Amherst's top performances, notching a 15th place finish with a time of 3:02.74 in the 400-yard freestyle relay­.

Student-Athlete       Event
Alex Dreisbach '17       200 Medley Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)
Connor Haley '17       800 Free Relay (HM)
Elijah Spiro '18       200 Medley Relay (HM)
Sam Spurrell '18       200 Fly, 200 Medley Relay (HM) 
Charles Seltzer '19       800 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM) 
Eric Wong '20       800 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM) 
Jack Koravos '20       800 Free Relay (HM), 200 Medley Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)
Sean Mebust '20       200 Breast (HM)