Skip to main content
Partner logo
Mobile Icon Link Mobile Icon Link Mobile Icon Link Gamecocks+
Gamecock Student-Athletes Post Highest GPA in History
Academics  . 

Gamecock Student-Athletes Post Highest GPA in History

17 of 18 Teams Earn a 3.0 GPA as University of South Carolina Fall Grades Announced

The University of South Carolina Athletics Department concluded the fall 2018 semester with a departmental GPA of 3.335. It marks the department’s highest GPA in history and the 24th-consecutive semester for a departmental GPA above 3.0. Seventeen of the 18 teams earned a 3.0 or better GPA during the fall semester.
Beach Volleyball (3.616) earned the highest team GPA among all athletic teams, while Women’s Tennis (3.584) earned the second-highest team mark within the department. Football (3.026) and Men’s Swimming & Diving (3.430) each obtained its highest team GPA to date.
“The results from Fall 2018 exemplify how our student-athletes utilized their resources to have the best semester in the history of our program,” said Maria Hickman, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academics and Student Development. “The combination of their effort, the support from our Athletics Director, Ray Tanner, and the encouragement from the Dodie Academic staff created an extraordinary semester.”
The department named 79 student-athletes to the President’s List (4.0), 239 to the Dean’s List (3.5) and 438 to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.0).  
Sport                                                                GPA    
Baseball                                                           3.159
Men’s Basketball                                              3.015
Women’s Basketball                                         2.904
Beach Volleyball                                               3.616
Equestrian                                                        3.517
Football                                                           3.026
Men’s Golf                                                        3.480
Women’s Golf                                                  3.560
Men’s Soccer                                                    3.485
Women’s Soccer                                              3.573
Softball                                                            3.475
Men’s Swimming & Diving                                3.430
Women’s Swimming & Diving                           3.554
Men’s Tennis                                                    3.497
Women’s Tennis                                               3.584
Men’s Track & Field                                          3.199
Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country               3.437
Volleyball                                                         3.526