Raven Athletics Releases GPA Report

Overall athletic department GPA up from first semester

  • Monday, June 18, 2012

The Raven Athletic Department continues to make the grade academically at Benedictine.

After second semester grades were released, the average grade point average of the women's sports at Benedictine was a 3.175 while the average GPA for men's sports was 2.917.

Of the 468 athletes from Benedictine's 15 athletics programs, 47 percent achieved a 3.0 or higher second semester.

Nearly 20 percent, which accounts for 91 athletes, were named to the Dean's List while four percent, which accounts for 16 athletes, were named to the President's List.

The overall department GPA was 3.05, which was an improvement of 0.04 points from the fall,  with 10 of the 15 teams recording a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The highest team GPA among men's sports was the men's cross country team at a 3.19 GPA. The highest team GPA among women's sports was the volleyball program at a 3.38 GPA.

The overall department GPA for second semester was an improvement over the fall semester by 0.04 points.

In all this past school year, the Raven Athletic department was represented 20 times on various Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete teams.