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HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES RECORD NINTH CONSECUTIVE SEMESTER ABOVE 3.0 GPA

HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES RECORD NINTH CONSECUTIVE SEMESTER ABOVE 3.0 GPA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento State student-athletes extended their streak of achieving a grade point average of at least 3.000 to nine consecutive semesters with their performance during the fall 2018 semester. The student-athletes also recorded a term grade point average above 3.000 for the seventh consecutive semester.

All 21 intercollegiate teams on campus currently have better than a 2.830 overall GPA, and 16 of those programs have better than a 3.0 mark. In fact, 93 percent of Sacramento State's student-athletes are in "good standing" based on academic campus policy.



The over 400 student-athletes earned a fall term grade point average of 3.011. The department saw better than 57 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 tennis (3.481), followed by men's tennis (3.477), women's cross country (3.434), women's golf (3.428), and women's soccer (3.353).

The five best term GPAs from the fall belong to women's tennis (3.441), women's cross country, (3.423), men's tennis (3.358), gymnastics (3.351), and women's golf (3.305). 

NOTABLES

• 26 student‐athletes earned a term GPA of 4.000
• 102 student-athletes earned a term GPA of 3.500-3.999
• 57.2 percent of all fall 2018 student-athletes were above a 3.000 term GPA
• 92.9 percent of fall 2018 student-athletes achieved "Good Standing" for their academic scholastic standard
• 14 programs had a 3.000 or higher term GPA
• 16 programs had a 3.000 or higher overall GPA
• Eight programs achieved a 3.200 or higher term GPA (essentially the equivalent of a B+ or higher team GPA)