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The University of Toledo recently was named one of “11 Colleges With the Smartest Athletes” by the website TheBestColleges.org.

Screen shot 2013-01-18 at 9.54.24 AMThe website lauded the Rockets’ academic performance from last spring, saying, “Of the 15 sports teams UT fields, 14 put up GPAs of at least 3.0 in spring 2012, good enough for a personal best 3.266 GPA for all the athletes combined.

“It marked the seventh consecutive ‘winning season’ for the sporty guys and girls in which they earned at least a group 3.1, and the 12th time in 14 tries they received at least a 3.0. Nearly 71 percent of individual athletes scored a 3.0, also a school record.”

See the story here.

UT yesterday announced team grades from the 2012 fall semester. The Rockets posted a combined GPA of 3.131, the eighth consecutive semester in which UT student-athletes posted at least a 3.1 GPA. Read more here.

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