Athletics Post Highest Program GPA in Fall Semester
STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern's 15 Varsity teams put together their best semester in history with a 2.92 GPA in the fall semester. The Men's and Women's athletic programs also posted their highest GPA term with a 2.71 and a 3.20 GPA, respectively. 32 members of the teams were named to the President's list. Over 200 made a 3.0 or better in the fall, and 65 more student-athletes were named to the Dean's List.
The Football team followed its highest GPA in team history from the the spring semester with its second-highest GPA in the fall and its highest ever in-season GPA. Golf and Men's Soccer led the male sports with a 3.07 GPA. Baseball was third and just missed out on a 3.0. 27 members of the six male sports compiled a 3.50-3.99 and were named to the Dean's List, while nine more where on the President's List with a 4.0.
The women's program was led by Women's Tennis' 3.57 GPA and all but one team posted a team GPA above a 3.0. Volleyball and Softball both posted GPAs above 3.30, while Women's Swimming was just short of that mark with a 3.29 GPA. Eight members of the Volleyball team were featured on the Dean's and President's list. The swimming and diving squad led all teams with seven squad members on the President's list, while Track and Field added 13 players to the Dean's List.
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- Category: Athletics
- Published on Sunday, 08 January 2012 18:57