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TU Earns 2013-14 Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award

Men's Cross Country and Track and Field earned the Sport Academic Award.
Men's Cross Country and Track and Field earned the Sport Academic Award.

July 28, 2014

IRVING, Texas. - The University of Tulsa earned the 2013-14 Conference USA Institutional Excellence award by posting the highest grade point average during the 2013-14 academic year for all student athletes in conference-sponsored athletes.

The TU student athletes combined for a 3.145 annual GPA.

In addition to the Institutional Excellence Award, the Golden Hurricane also earned two Sport Academic Awards. TU's men's cross country and men's track and field teams earned top honors in their respective sports. The cross country team combined for a 3.624 overall GPA, while track and field earned a combined 3.210 GPA.

The Sport Academic Award is an award given to the team in each conference-sponsored sport with the highest GPA for the year.

Below is the complete list of all the Sports Academic award honorees:

Sport - Recipient (*repeat winner) - GPA
Baseball - Louisiana Tech - 3.148
Men's Basketball - ***Rice - 2.969
Women's Basketball - FIU - 3.370
Men's Cross Country - Tulsa - 3.624
Women's Cross Country - Southern Miss - 3.795
Football - Tulane - 2.809
Men's Golf - Rice - 3.439
Women's Golf - *UTEP - 3.840
Women's Rowing - # *West Virginia - 3.344
Men's Soccer - # New Mexico - 3.495
Women's Soccer - Middle Tennessee - 3.604
Softball - Middle Tennessee - 3.299
Women's Swimming - North Texas - 3.546
Men's Tennis - Southern Miss - 3.647
Women's Tennis - UAB - 3.694
Men's Track and Field - Tulsa - 3.210
Women's Track and Field - Rice - 3.451
Volleyball - *Tulane - 3.444

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