Thursday, June 23, 2016

Kansas athletes have record GPA


More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.

A total of 243 student-athletes — 55 percent of students on active rosters — had a 3.0 or above, and 39 had a perfect 4.0.

The previous department-high was 3.0 in spring of 2015.

For the second spring semester in a row, KU soccer led all sports with a team GPA of 3.53, a team record.

Here are the KU teams and their GPAs:

Baseball 2.92

Basketball (M) 2.98

Basketball (W) 2.91

Football 2.75

Golf (M) 3.33

Golf (W) 3.39

Rowing 3.12

Soccer 3.53

Softball 2.94

Swimming & Diving 3.27

Tennis 3.32

Track & Field (M) 2.86

Track & Field (W) 3.29

Volleyball 3.38

Combined 3.04


Suzi Marshall 11 months ago

Great job KU athletes. How does this compare with other Big 12 programs?

Bob Bailey 11 months ago

How can you let these guys sneak back in?

First it is a con game. where you cheat the late enrollers.

Second is it that hard to close them out completely?

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