Nineteen Texas A&M swimmers and divers received Scholar All-America honors and the 2012 Big 12 Champion women's squad received Scholar All-America team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
The Aggie women's squad, which finished sixth at the 2012 NCAA Championships, compiled a 3.13 overall grade point average to earn Scholar All-America team honors.
The Aggies achieving Individual Scholar All American awards were:
- Caroline McElhany (Friendswood, Texas)
- Maureen McLaine (Plano, Texas)
- Rita Medrano (Aguascalientes, Mexico)
- Kim Pavlin (San Antonio, Texas)
- Janie Potvin (Broussard, Quebec Canada)
- John Ariens (San Antonio, Texas)
- Amini Fonua (Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand)
- Paul-Marc Schweitzer (Boersch, France)
- John Wagner (Houston, Texas)
The Aggies achieving Individual Honorable Mention Scholar All American awards were:
- Kelli Benjamin (Gilbert, Arizona)
- Alyssa Conner (Granite Bay, California)
- Wylie Escobedo (Austin, Texas)
- Megan Latone (Austin, Texas)
- Kristina Kontrimas (Sugarland, Texas)
- Emily Neubert (Waco, Texas)
- Ellen Quirke (Wellington, New Zealand)
- Christine Regone (Houston, Texas)
- Simon Frank (Stockholm, Sweden)
- Austin Wilson (Kingwood, Texas)
The Scholar All American Awards are a coveted recognition for collegiate swimmers and divers who achieved a high grade point average and athletic prowess, marking them as uniquely dedicated to their sport and their education. Individual Scholar All Americans must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher as well as qualify for their respective national championship. Honorable Mention Scholar All Americans are those athletes averaging a 3.5 or higher grade point but who achieve a "B" time standard. Finally, the Team Scholar All American recognition requires a team cumulative grade point of 3.0.