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Gamecocks Make It 22-Straight Semesters of 3.0 GPA in the Classroom
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Gamecocks Make It 22-Straight Semesters of 3.0 GPA in the Classroom

Jan. 17, 2018

The fall 2017 semester ended with the University of South Carolina student-athletes achieving a departmental GPA of 3.230. This achievement gives the department 22-consecutive semesters in which the student-athletes have combined for a GPA above a 3.0.

Three teams within the athletic department posted its highest team GPA to date, including Softball (3.579), Beach Volleyball (3.681) and Men’s Track & Field (3.291). Women’s Swimming & Diving (3.688) earned the highest team GPA among all athletic teams. Fourteen of the 18 teams earned a 3.0 or better GPA.

“The Dodie Academic staff is extremely proud of the academic success of our student-athletes,” said Maria Hickman, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academics and Student Development. “Our students continue to excel and work towards the ultimate goal of graduation.”

The department named 74 student-athletes to the President’s List, 203 to the Dean’s List and 364 to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.0). A total of 24 student-athletes graduated in December.

Sport GPA
Baseball 2.889
Men’s Basketball 2.868
Women’s Basketball 2.855
Beach Volleyball 3.681
Equestrian 3.396
Football 2.767
Men’s Golf 3.481
Women’s Golf 3.615
Men’s Soccer 3.357
Women’s Soccer 3.438
Softball 3.579
Men’s Swimming/Diving 3.314
Women’s Swimming/Diving 3.688
Men’s Tennis 3.498
Women’s Tennis 3.614
Men’s Track & Field 3.291
Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country 3.349
Volleyball 3.554