ECU Programs Honored By C-USA
July 11, 2008
IRVING, Texas - The East Carolina men's basketball, men's golf, softball and men's tennis programs have been awarded the 2008 Conference USA Sport Academic Award, according to an announcement from League Commissioner Britton Banowsky on Friday. Additionally, Rice was honored with the C-USA Institutional Excellence Award for the third straight year
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. Rice student-athletes combined for an annual grade point average of 3.014, with five teams representing their respective sport's top GPA. East Carolina produced four different teams with the highest 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.
Baseball - UAB - 3.060