Rockets win MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award for highest GPA [video]

July 20, 2015 | Athletics, News
By Paul Helgren

The University of Toledo has been named the winner of the 2014-15 Mid-American Conference Institutional Academic Achievement Award. For the academic year, UT’s 399 student-athletes posted an overall athletic grade point average of 3.213.

thumb-rocket-color-logoThis is the third time in the last four years that the Rockets have won the award.

“We are very proud that our student-athletes have once again earned the MAC Institutional Academic Award,” said UT Vice President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien. “Earning this honor for the third time in the last four years is an indication of the consistent effort determination of our student-athletes to excel in the classroom. This honor is also shared by the coaches, classroom instructors and the student athletic academic services staff who all work so hard in mentoring and nurturing our student-athletes.”

The MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award is presented annually to the conference institution that achieves the highest overall institutional GPA for student-athletes competing in institutionally sponsored sports for the academic year.

Following UT Miami was second with a 3.207 GPA, and Eastern Michigan was third with 3.196


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