Five Teams Top 3.0 Mark for Fall 2009 Term

Jan. 5, 2010

Corvallis, Ore. Five Oregon State athletics teams topped the 3.0 mark for the Fall 2009 academic term, led by volleyball with a 3.38 GPA. Eighteen student-athletes earned straight A’s for the term, while 210 earned at least a 3.0 average.


Women’s crew came in second with a 3.23 GPA. Only one-hundredth of a point separated the next three teams with women’s cross country posting a 3.14, softball earning a 3.13 and women’s swimming had a 3.12. Women’s golf rounded out the five with a 3.09 GPA.


Oregon State had 40 fall sport athletes named to Pac-10 All-Academic teams compiled from football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and women’s cross country.


As a whole, 11 of the 16 sports teams boast a 3.0 or better OSU GPA. And eight student-athletes have a perfect 4.0 GPA, while 231 have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.


Four other teams fell just below the 3.0 mark in women’s basketball, men’s crew, gymnastics and women’s soccer with a 2.90 or higher.


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