Women's Cross Country and Volleyball Receive C-USA Sport Academic Awards
July 11, 2008
IRVING, TEXAS - - The University of Memphis women's cross country and volleyball teams received Conference USA Sport Academic Awards it was announced by the league office, Friday.
The Sport Academic Award is given to the team with the highest grade point average in its respective sport for the 2007-08 academic school year. The Memphis women's corss country team posted the highest annual team GPA of any sport with a 3.713. The volleyball team was honored for having a team GPA of 3.580, the highest GPA of all 12 C-USA volleyball programs.
Following is a list of all the Sport Academic award honorees:
Sport Recipient GPA Baseball UAB 3.060 Men's Basketball East Carolina 2.781 Women's Basketball Rice 3.153 Men's Cross Country Houston 3.500 Women's Cross Country Memphis 3.713 Football Rice 2.786 Men's Golf East Carolina 3.506 Women's Golf Marshall 3.650 Men's Soccer Tulsa 2.990 Women's Soccer Colorado College 3.344 Softball East Carolina 3.257 Women's Swimming Rice 3.266 Men's Tennis East Carolina 3.692 Women's Tennis Rice 3.556 Men's Track and Field Rice 3.148 Women's Track and Field Tulsa 3.290 Volleyball Memphis 3.580