PEORIA, Ill. -- Bradley student-athletes enjoyed a record semester in the classroom during the 2014 Spring grading period and better than 82 percent of the student-athlete population earned a spot on the Bradley Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the 2013-14 academic year.
As a whole, Bradley's 214 student-athletes set semester (3.305) and overall cumulative (3.298) grade point average records during the 2014 Spring semester and the cumulative grade point average of the student-athlete population continues to exceed that of the general student body. While all 15 squads boast overall team GPA's better than 3.0 for a fourth consecutive semester, women's basketball (3.471), men's tennis (3.551), men's track (3.312) and women's track (3.648) all set team semester grade point average records, while the women's basketball (3.425), men's track (3.267) and women's track (3.598) teams all pushed their overall cumulative team GPA's to record levels.
"These record-setting academic accomplishments are evidence that we are fulfilling one of the primary pillars of the Athletic Department's mission - providing student-athletes the opportunity for a distinctive education," said Bradley Director of Athletics Dr. Michael Cross. "Our student-athletes are in a culture that supports and encourages Bradley's educational mission with diligence and intellectual curiosity. Their efforts, coupled with the dedication of our academic support services staff, allow our student-athletes to fully utilize the amazing academic resources available to them, the most important being Bradley's dedicated faculty. Everyone associated with Bradley Athletics is incredibly proud of their accomplishments."
Of the school's 214 student-athletes, 176 (82.2 percent) earned recognition on the bi-annual Bradley Athletic Director's Honor Roll for at least one of the two semesters by posting a minimum 3.0 semester grade point average. The women's golf (8), men's tennis, (8) and women's tennis (10) teams all put every squad member on the AD Honor Roll in at least one of the two semesters, while the women's basketball (11-of-12) and softball (18-of-19) teams both missed the perfect inclusion mark by one and the women's cross country/track (33-of-35) by two.
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