Hannah Busk named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America, Panthers earn Scholar All-America Team honors

Hannah Busk
Hannah Busk

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Swimmer Hannah Busk has been named Honorable Mention Scholar All-America by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), the organization announced today. Additionally, the Birmingham-Southern men's and women's swimming and diving teams both were named Scholar All-America Teams by the CSCAA.

Busk, a rising junior from Huntsville, Ala., was named BSC Female Athlete of the Year after earning her second straight Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Women's Swimmer of the Year honor. She won seven individual SAA titles this past February and helped lead the Panthers to the 2014 SAA title. Busk is an education major with a 3.67 grade point average. The CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America Award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the semester, or cumulative average, and have achieved a "B" time standard but did not compete in their national championship.

Both the men's and women's teams were also honored as Scholar All-America Teams, with the men holding a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and the women a 3.01.