Volleyball Earns Conference USA Sport Academic Award
Aug. 17, 2005
Irving, Texas - Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky named the recipients of its Institutional Excellence Award and Sports Academic Awards.
The Institutional Excellence Award is given to the C-USA institution with the highest grade point average during the current academic year for all student-athletes in conference sponsored sports. Saint Louis University earned the award for the tenth consecutive year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.24, with six teams representing their respective sport's top GPA.
The Sport Academic Award is given to the team in each conference-sponsored sport with the highest grade point average for the current academic year. DePaul's women's cross country team compiled the highest average of all conference sports with a 3.68 GPA. Following is a list of the Sports Academic award honorees:
Sport Recipient GPA Baseball Saint Louis 3.14 Men's Basketball Louisville 2.66 Women's Basketball DePaul 3.22 Men's Cross Country Saint Louis 3.50 Women's Cross Country DePaul 3.68 Football Cincinnati 2.60 Men's Golf Charlotte 3.37 Women's Golf Louisville 3.59 Men's Soccer DePaul 3.13 Women's Soccer Saint Louis 3.48 Softball Saint Louis 3.54 Women's Swimming Saint Louis 3.52 Men's Tennis Southern Miss 3.24 Women's Tennis Memphis 3.45 Men's Track and Field Marquette 3.16 Women's Track and Field Marquette 3.33 Volleyball Memphis 3.45