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Memphis Earns Six The American Academic Awards


July 24, 2014

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Six University of Memphis athletics programs earned 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Awards, the league office announced Thursday.

The six academic excellence awards were the most by any of the 10 conference institutions. Louisville earned the second-most team awards with five.

The six Memphis athletics programs to receive The American Team Academic Excellence Awards were women’s cross country, men’s golf, women’s soccer, women’s tennis, women’s indoor track and field and women’s outdoor track and field.

The awards were given to programs with the highest collective grade-point averages in each of the 21 conference-sponsored sports. The teams’ cumulative GPAs were calculated from each student-athlete that appeared on the roster as of the last contest of the championship segment in each sport.

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