Marquette Student-Athletes Continue Academic Success
- Author: Lawrence Cooper May 12, 2017,
May 12, 2017, 0:50
In fact, each of the Sooners' 19 sports programs registered a multiyear April score at least 30 points above the NCAA's required minimum of 930 (four-year average; 2012-13 through 2015-16 academic years). Men's (966) and women's basketball (980) rose two points from 2016.
Georgia's April scores as well as those from schools around the nation were released Wednesday by the NCAA. Academically ineligible players also hurt a team's April.
Other programs performing at or above the national average were men's cross country, football, men's swimming and diving, wrestling, women's basketball, women's gymnastics, women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, women's track and volleyball.
The Hokies had two programs receive Public Recognition Awards: men's golf and women's tennis.
"To see five of our programs awarded NCAA public recognition for earning rates in the top 10-percent in their sport, and all of our programs achieve a 970 or higher is very gratifying", Jennifer Cohen, UW Director of Athletics, said.
The newly released multiyear April scores are comprised of data submitted for 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16. That measures students who graduate within six years but does not count those who leave school while academically eligible and includes those who transfer into a school.
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All 16 of Oregon's NCAA programs scored at least 21 points above 930 for the four-year cycle.
The NCAA has banned Alabama A&M for postseason eligibility during the 2017-18 school year in baseball, men's basketball, men's golf and women's cross country due to low Academic Progress Rate scores.
Georgia's men's basketball team recorded an April of 985, which ranks fourth in the SEC.
The Sun Devils set a school record for their score of 991 out of 1,000 in the four-year period from 2012-16. Each of those graduates earned April points for their team. His final single-year April was 923. Earning a ideal 1,000 score for GU were the women's basketball, women's tennis, men's and women's golf, men's and women's cross country, and men's soccer programs. "Graduation is the goal and we will be celebrating that achievement with significant number of graduates this Saturday".
Student-athletes at Marquette University continue to perform at a high level, a continuing trend that is documented in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report, which was released by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon. It is considered to be the NCAA's "real-time" snapshot of academic progress, graduation and retention.
The UConn field hockey team also posed double 1000 scores - covering a time in which the Huskies won national championships in 2013 and '14 and played in the NCAA tournament all four years.