Athletics News

Jul 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento State student-athletes extended their streak of acheiving a grade point average of at least 3.000 to eight consecutive semesters with their performance during the spring semester. The student-athletes also recorded a term grade point average above 3.000 for the sixth consecutive semester.All 21 intercollegiate teams on campus currently have better than a 2.837 overall GPA, and 18 of those programs have better than a 3.0 mark. In fact, 97 percent of Sacramento State’s student-athletes are in “good standing” based on academic campus policy.The over 400 student-athletes earned a spring term grade point average of 3.089. The department saw better than 56 percent of its student-athletes achieve at least a 3.0 term grade point average.As a whole, Sacramento State student-athletes outperformed the general student body in both term and overall GPA.Currently, the highest overall grade point average in the department is held by women’s golf (3.534), followed by men’s tennis (3.358), women’s tennis (3.562), gymnastics (3.359) and women’s cross country (3.269). The five best term GPAs from the spring belonged to women’s golf (3.523), men’s tennis (3.476), women’s tennis (3.424), women’s basketball (3.242) and women’s track & field (3.208).NOTABLES• 15 student-athletes achieved a 4.000 GPA during the spring semester.• 86 student-athletes earned a term GPA of 3.500-3.999.• 56.4 percent of all spring 2018 student-athletes were above a 3.000 term GPA.• 97.0 percent of fall 2017 student-athletes achieved “Good Standing” for their academic scholastic standard.• 18 programs had a 3.000 or higher term GPA.• 18 programs had a 3.000 or higher overall GPA.• 5 programs achieved a 3.208 or higher term GPA (these teams essentially had the equivalent of a B+ or higher team GPA).

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