Student-athletes earn 3.131 GPA last semester; 61.9 percent achieve 3.0 GPA

January 16, 2013 | News, UToday
By Paul Helgren

University of Toledo Vice President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced today that UT student-athletes earned a grade point average of 3.131 in the 2012 fall semester.

thumb-rocket-color-logoIt is the eighth consecutive semester that UT student-athletes have earned a combined GPA of 3.1 or higher, and the 13th time in the last 15 semesters above a 3.0. Additionally, 12 of UT’s 15 sport programs had team GPAs of 3.0 or above.

Individually, 26 student-athletes earned president’s list honors with a perfect 4.0 GPA, while more than 35 percent (131 of 373) earned a spot on the dean’s list by garnering at least a 3.50 GPA. Additionally, 61.9 percent of student-athletes achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better for the 2012 fall semester.

Women’s soccer had the highest team GPA at 3.616. Women’s swimming (3.550) and women’s volleyball (3.549) also had team GPAs above 3.5. Men’s golf had the highest GPA for a men’s team with 3.379.

“We are justifiably proud of the continued excellence of our student-athletes in the classroom,” O’Brien said. “Their dedication to academics is a source of pride for our University. We are also very proud of the efforts of the coaches, athletic department academic staff and University faculty members who support and nurture our student-athletes in their pursuit of academic excellence.”

2012 Fall Semester GPAs 3.0+
Women’s Soccer 3.616
Women’s Swimming 3.550
Women’s Volleyball 3.549
Women’s Golf 3.417
Men’s Golf 3.379
Women’s Cross Country 3.378
Baseball 3.233
Women’s Track 3.193
Women’s Basketball 3.160
Softball 3.132
Men’s Cross Country 3.098
Men’s Tennis 3.014

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